If you make a request under the FOI Act and you are not satisfied with our response, you are entitled to an internal review where we have made a decision under Part 1 of the Act.
For example, an internal reviewer might review the Trust's decision to withhold information under a particular exemption.
What to do if you feel you are entitled to a review
If you have made a request and believe you are entitled to an internal review, please either e-mail or write to us at the address below.
Head of Legal and Insurance Services
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust Freedom of Information
6 Sterne Road, Tatchbury Mount, Calmore Hampshire, SO40 2RZ
When you can expect a response
We aim to handle the majority of internal reviews within 20 working days.
However, if the review involves complex issues that require further investigation, and additional consideration of the public interest test, we aim to handle these within 30 working days.
Complaint to ICO
If your review is not resolved to your complete satisfaction, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner's Office can be contacted by a letter setting out your concerns, our reference for your request, and information about the Internal Review undertaken addressed to:
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF