The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request access to information that is held by any public authority such as NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS).
Anyone can request information – there are no restrictions on your age, nationality or where you live.
An organisation could refuse your request if the information is sensitive or the costs are too high.
If you would like to make a request for information, then please do so either:
or in writing to:
NHS Wales Information Services
21 Cowbridge Road East,
Freedom of information requests should be sent to the above email, however general enquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
To assist the public in accessing such information in compliance with FOIA, a public authority such as NWIS, is required to publish certain information proactively. NWIS is hosted by Velindre NHS Trust who have developed a Publication Scheme; a guide to the information routinely published by Velindre NHS Trust. Details about Velindre NHS Trust’s Publication Scheme can be found here.
NWIS Information Services Division also publishes certain information and statistics relating to NHS services throughout Wales. Details and publications can be found here.