Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives members of the public the legal right to access all types of recorded information held by public authorities.

Everyone has the right to ask:

  • If we have information on a certain subject
  • If they can see that information

If you would like to make a request please use the following email:

Alternatively you may write to:

Information Governance Manager
Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust
Room 2.03, De La Court House
Queen Alexandra Hospital
Southwick Hill Road
Hampshire  PO6 3LY

The links below provide more information about the Freedom of Information Act (2000) other relevant legislation and regulatory guidance.


Freedom of Information Act 2000
Environmental Information Regulations 2004
Data Protection Act 1998 c.29
General Data Protection Regulations 2016
Human Rights Act 1998


Information Commissioner’s Office

Please note that the Freedom of Information Act does not provide a right of access to personal information, such as clinical records.  You have the right to see your personal information (e.g. your clinical records) under the Data Protection  Act.

Application details can be obtained from the Correspondence Office.