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Publication scheme

What is a publication scheme?

A publication scheme is a document which describes the information the Trust publishes, or intends to publish. In this context, 'publish' means to make information available, routinely.

Solent NHS Trust’s publication scheme has been designed to comply with the Information Commissioner's Office Model Publication Scheme Guidance.

Information is published in accordance with the model publication scheme on the Trust's website and this can be accessed using the links on this page.

If the information you require is not available here or on the Trust's website, then please contact:

Freedom of Information (FOI) team

Solent NHS Trust Headquarters

Highpoint Venue

Bursledon Road

SO19 8BR

Tel: 0300 123 3919

Email: FreedomOfInformation@solent.nhs.uk


Classes of information:

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.

Our priorities and how we're 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.


If you would like to receive hard copies of any of the documents listed, please contact the Communications team
(Solent NHS Trust Headquarters) on 0300 123 3390.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Please visit our services page for specific services and contact details. Alternatively, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service by emailing or calling the number below. You can also give us feedback, make a complaint or share a compliment.

pals@solent.nhs.uk

 0800 013 2319

*Lines are open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was passed on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, with full access granted in January 2005.

The Act sets out exemptions to that right and places certain obligations on public authorities.

Email: FreedomOfInformation@solent.nhs.uk

Phone: 023 8029 6911/22

*Subject to any exemptions which apply, we are obliged to provide the information requested please note that requests for Personal Information is not covered under this Act and should be applied for through the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton.

While our services can be found around various NHS locations in Southampton and Portsmouth (and surrounding districts), our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton at:

Highpoint Venue
Bursledon Road
Southampton
SO19 8BR

If you require a printable version of how to find us including bus times, car access and bike info please download our leaflet. (Copyright of Highpoint Venue).

Central office phone: 0300 123 3390

*Lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please contact the Communications Team at:

communications@solent.nhs.uk 

0300 123 4156

The Communications Office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.