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Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) came into force as of the 1 January 2005, it reflects a national policy shift in public administration from a culture of confidentiality to one of openness and accountability.

The legislation entitles the public, the general right of access to information that is held by any public authority such as Public Health Wales, subject to certain limited exemptions. 

If you would like to make a request for information, then please do so either by email, phone or in writing to:


You have the right to request the format of the information required.