If you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) – a high temperature, a new continuous cough, or a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of smell or taste (anosmia) – the advice is to stay at home for 10 days. All members of this household should remain at home for 14 days.

If you think you have symptoms, please do not attend your hospital appointment until you are advised it is safe to do so. Please contact us to rearrange your appointment, or to re-organise treatment and tests.

Publication scheme part 3 - Index and useful resources

Appendix 1

Information that is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

  • Information which is accessible to the applicant by other means
  • Information which is intended for future publication
  • Information supplied by, or relating to, bodies dealing with security matters
  • Information that is needed for the purpose of safeguarding national security
  • Certificates in relation to security or national security
  • Information held at any time by a public authority in relation to criminal or civil investigations and proceedings
  • Court records
  • Information in relation to audit function
  • Information concerning communications with Her Majesty
  • Health and Safety information if its disclosure is likely to endanger the physical or mental health or safety of an individual
  • Information in respect of which a claim to legal professional privilege could be maintained in legal proceedings

 

Information is considered exempt if:

  • Its disclosure is likely to prejudice the defence of the British Islands or of any colony
  • Its disclosure is likely to prejudice relations between any administration in the United Kingdom and any other state or international organisation
  • Its disclosure is likely to prejudice relations between any administration in the United Kingdom and any other such administrations
  • Its disclosure is likely to prejudice the economic interests of the United Kingdom or any part of the United Kingdom
  • Its disclosure is likely to prejudice law enforcement
  • It is required for the purpose of avoiding an infringement of the privileges of either House of Parliament
  • It is in relation to formulation of government policy
  • Its disclosure is likely to prejudice effective conduct of public affairs
  • The public authority holding it is obliged by regulations to make the information available to the public in accordance with regulations or would be so obliged but for any exemption contained in the regulations
  • It is personal information and its release would contravene the Data Protection Act 1998
  • It was provided in confidence
  • It constitutes a trade secret
  • Its disclosure by the public authority holding it is prohibited by or under any enactment, or it is incompatible with any Community obligation or would constitute or be punishable as a contempt of court

 

Appendix 2

The external bodies involved in the monitoring and/or inspection of our services:

 

Appendix 3

The following websites and publications relate to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the development of Publication Schemes:

 

Publications: