More commonly known as the Freedom Of Information Act.
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▶️ You can copy and paste the text below, Then amend blue text as necessary and email to the CEO of the organisation or
▶️ Or go public & allow all to view this information by opening and account and posting your request on the site ‘what do they know.’
📶 FYI: any information request can be refused if it will cost more than £600 in staff time and other resources Section 12 of the Freedom of Information and Data Protection (Appropriate Limit and Fees) Regulations 2004. So you may need to break the request down and send multiple requests.
Organisation address, postcode
I am writing to make a request for the following information. Which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Please send me the following information:
write a short summary of the information you want for example how many complaints have you had about poor X-ray interpretation, or how many people have suffered side effects due to Y medication or even how many staff wear blue shoes on a Tuesday?
• How many times people have complained about X event in 2015?
• How many times people have complained about X event in 2016?
• How many times people have complained about X event in 2017?
• What was done to prevent this happening again in 2015?
• What was done to prevent this happening again in 2016?
• What was done to prevent this happening again in 2017?
I would like the above information to be provided to me as an electronic /written copy.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.
If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within one calendar month after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Address, post code
Contact telephone number
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