Freedom of Information request
The NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme has started.
When the time is right, invitation letters will be sent out to people explaining what to do next.
Please do not contact us, your GP, or the NHS to book a vaccine appointment, until you get this letter.
We support a culture of honesty and openness, and fully comply with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000.
You can submit an FOI request to view information held by us to find out how we’re providing services, and the standards and targets we’re meeting.
The Act does not however cover access to your personal data. If you want to see information such as your health records, please see our Medical Records page for further details.
Medical record / subject access requests
Do not contact our FOI team to request medical records. Instead, contact our Medical Records team.
Submit an FOI request
We hope that you will find what you're looking for on our website, but if not, you can send your Freedom of Information (FOI) request to us by email or by post.
Include your full name and address, along with a clear description of the information you're looking for. We'll respond within 20 working days.
Do not contact our FOI team to request medical records. Any requests will not be followed up.
Freedom of Information Officer
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Our Disclosure Logs detail the FOI requests we've received and their current status. Our reports are published as PDF files.
For 2020/2021, our response rates within the 20-working day deadline for each quarter we as follows:
- Quarter 1 – 90.5%
- Quarter 2 – 81.5%
- Quarter 3 – 90%
- Quarter 4 – 93%
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) target is 90% of requests to be responded to within the 20-working day deadline.
We have a range of datasets which are available upon request.