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Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000 makes it easier for you to get information about us. This law, which came into force on 1 January 2005, means that anyone, anywhere can ask for any information we hold.

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Belfast Trust is legally committed to providing timely and accessible information to the public and responding to reasonable requests for information. There are no time limits on how far back you can gain access to information, as long as we hold it on record.


Before submitting your request please check out our FOI Responses Disclosure Log, as the information may already be available. You can read responses to the Freedom of Information requests we have received in our disclosure log.

During this Covid-19 Pandemic, Health & Social Care is experiencing unprecedented pressures.

As a Trust, our staff are prioritising their duties as front line health and social care workers. Other duties within their role, such as investigating and responding to FOI requests, will be significantly delayed due to the need to prioritise professional caring duties and respond to the health crisis.

Personal information request

The FOI Act does not provide access to information of a personal nature. Requests for personal information will be dealt with under the Data Protection Act.

Do not use the form below to request personal information.

Find out how to submit a request for personal information.

Making an FOI enquiry

All you have to do is submit your request in writing, by letter or email, to any member of staff, stating clearly what information you want.

Alternatively, you can make a request directly to the Public Liaison Team who are responsible for dealing with any FOI enquiries that the Trust receives.

Contact details
Public Liaison
Belfast HSC Trust
1st Floor, Nore Villa
Knockbracken Healthcare Park


Don’t forget to provide your contact details so we can reply to your request.

Alternatively you can complete the following form which will be submitted to our FOI office and we will confirm receipt. Don’t forget to provide your contact details so we can reply to your request.

FOI Form

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