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Freedom of Information Act 2003 & 1997

The Freedom of Information Act is designed to allow individuals access to information held by public bodies, which is not routinely available from other sources.

St Vincent’s University Hospital fosters a culture of openness and transparency.  The Freedom of Information Act asserts the right of members of the public to obtain access to official information to the greatest extent possible consistent with the public interest and right to privacy of individuals.

Requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act should be made in writing and duly signed.  In preparing your request, you should follow these guidelines:

  • State that your request was made under the Freedom of Information Act.
  • Identify the records or information you require
  • Provide full personal contact details
  • Provide a copy of two forms of identification, e.g. Passport or Drivers Licence and Utility Bill or Bank Statement

Applications under the Freedom of Information Act should be addressed to:

Freedom of Information Officer
St Vincent’s University Hospital
Elm Park
Dublin 4
Tel: +353 1 221 5020
E-Mail: FOI@st-vincents.ie