Department of Health and Social Care

A ministerial department, also called DHSC

Known as the the Department of Health (DH) until January 2018.

The department is responsible for health and social care in England.[1] The Department provides strategic leadership to the NHS and social care organisations in England.[2]

FOI requests relating to Connecting for Health, the national programme for NHS information technology, including summary care records, can be made to the Department of Health and Social Care. Connecting for Health is a directorate of the Department of Health and Social Care. Requests to the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) can also be made via the Department for Health and Social Care.

The department hosts the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling (SPI-M) and the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG).

3550 requests
Dear Dr Lakeman, I apologise for the length of time it has taken to carry out your requested internal review of FOI-1232496. The Department of Health...
COVID Tests per individual
Request sent to Department of Health and Social Care by Gareth on .

Awaiting response.

Following several revelations on social media at the weekend of 11th/12th July 2020 that positive cases are being tested and counted multiple times,...
The widespread use of face masks in public places is being mooted. Whilst it is inarguable that a face mask may prevent the spread of infection, th...
Chris Whitty's R number
Follow up sent to Department of Health and Social Care by Chris Moffett on .

Delayed.

Hello. My FOI request should have been answered by now by law. Could you please forward the information to me as soon as possible together with a re...
Could you please answer the following questions with regards to this Freedom of Information Request. 1. With regards to the Leicester City and surro...
19th December, 2018
Request to Department of Health and Social Care by Amanda Hart. Annotated by Amanda Hart on .

Long overdue.

ICO responded 6th July 2020 DHSC has confirmed that it aims to comply by 14 August 2020. If DHSC fails to comply by this date, the case file will be p...
Dear Ms Rushbrooke, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1233327  ) ...
GP Practices in the UK
Request sent to Department of Health and Social Care by Helen White on .

Awaiting response.

Under the Information Of Freedom Act please could you provide me a list of all G.P practices in the UK including any primary contact information hel...
This is an acknowledgement - please do not reply to this email. Thank you for contacting the Department of Health and Social Care.  We are currentl...
This is an acknowledgement - please do not reply to this email. Thank you for contacting the Department of Health and Social Care.  We are currentl...
This is an acknowledgement - please do not reply to this email. Thank you for contacting the Department of Health and Social Care.  We are currentl...
Dear Ms Airley, I apologise for the length of time it has taken to carry out your requested internal review of FOI-1233044. The Department of Health...
Dear Mr Brampton, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1233042)  Your...
This is an acknowledgement - please do not reply to this email. Thank you for contacting the Department of Health and Social Care.  We are currentl...
Black lives matter in research
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to Mr John Founder on .

Awaiting classification.

This is an acknowledgement - please do not reply to this email. Thank you for contacting the Department of Health and Social Care.  We are currentl...
This is an acknowledgement - please do not reply to this email. Thank you for contacting the Department of Health and Social Care.  We are currentl...
This is an acknowledgement - please do not reply to this email. Thank you for contacting the Department of Health and Social Care.  We are currentl...
Dear Ms Hart, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request. (our ref: FOI-1233043)  Yours s...
Dear Ms Cobbe, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1222090)  Yours s...
This is an acknowledgement - please do not reply to this email. Thank you for contacting the Department of Health and Social Care.  We are currentl...
Pathology Statistics relating to Covid-19
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to Dawn Cairns on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Cairns, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1234658  )  Your...
Faculty – Covid-19

Information not held.

Dear Mr Stafferton, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1230861  ) ...
Lost or missing 2018 onwards
Clarification sent to Department of Health and Social Care by Lee Jefferson on .

Awaiting response.

Please find our clarified request below. Please kindly provide a list of electronic items owned by your department that have been recorded as lost...
People tested statistics
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to Joe McCarthy on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr McCarthy, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1231973)  Your...
This is an acknowledgement - please do not reply to this email. Thank you for contacting the Department of Health and Social Care.  We are currentl...

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