The Publication Scheme

The Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust Publication Scheme

Welcome to the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust Publication Scheme, developed in line with the Freedom of Information Act.

This model publication scheme, as set out by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), it aims to provide you with access to the information outlined below. The FOI pages are being regularly updated as we make more information available by electronic means. Please check that the information you are looking for is not available on this site before making an FOI request.

Categories

Who we are and what we do
Organisational information, locations and contacts, constitutional and legal governance.

What we spend and how we spend it
Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, tendering, procurement and contracts.

What our priorities are and how we are doing
Strategy and performance information, plans, assessments, inspections and reviews.

How we make decisions
Policy proposals and decisions. Decision making processes, internal criteria and procedures, consultations.

Our policies and procedures
Current written protocols for delivering our functions and responsibilities.

Lists and registers
Information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to the functions of the authority.

The services we offer
Advice and guidance, booklets and leaflets, transactions and media releases. A description of the services offered.

Further information

The aim of this Publication Scheme is to explain what information the Trust makes available to the public, and wherever possible provide an easy method of accessing this information. Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the "Act"), every public authority has a duty to specify what information they publish (in terms of information 'classes'), how the information is made available, and whether it is available free of charge or upon payment.

If you require information that is not available in this Publication Scheme then please contact our Freedom of Information Office at the address below:

Freedom of Information Officer
Trust Headquarters
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Hermitage Lane
Kent
ME16 9QQ

Copyright notice

The copyright in the material listed in this Publication Scheme is owned by The Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust unless otherwise stated. The supply of documents under Freedom of Information does not give the person or organisation who receives them an automatic right to re-use the documents in a way that would infringe copyright, for example, by making multiple copies, publishing and issuing copies to the public.

Brief extracts of the material may be reproduced under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (sections 29 and 30) for the purposes of research for non-commercial purposes, private study, criticism, review and news reporting.

Details of the arrangements for reusing the material owned by The Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust can be found on the terms and condition page of this website or by contacting us at:

Freedom of Information Officer
Trust Headquarters
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Hermitage Lane
Kent
ME16 9QQ

Email: MTW-TR.FOIadmin@nhs.net
FAX : 01622 226416

Authorisation to re-use copyright material not owned by The Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust should be sought from the copyright holders concerned. If in doubt, users should contact us in the first instance.