Access to Information

On this website we publish a lot of information about who we are and what we do.  However there may be things about the Trust and our business which you would like further information on.  In this part of our website we explain how you can get this information.


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018

If you want to ask us for information that we may hold about you personally, this will be dealt with under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 This would include information relating to health and social care records, employment and training records – anything that is limited to you as a person, whether for example as a patient, client, employee or partner of any kind.
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Freedom of Information Act (FOI) Act 2000

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 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.
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Privacy policy

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust respects the security and privacy concerns of users of this and all its websites. Belfast Trust is notified under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 and we confirm that we will comply with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act in all our dealings with your personal data.

The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you of the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. By using the website, you agree to and accept the terms of this privacy policy.


Publication Scheme

In order to comply with the Freedom of Information Act public sector organisations such as ours routinely publish information whenever possible.

The Information Commissioner, who is responsible for monitoring and enforcing compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, has drawn up a Model Publication Scheme for all public sector organisations which we have adopted.

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