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).

4045 requests
FOI - Harding meetings
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to Alexander Davis on .

Waiting clarification.

Dear Mr Davis, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1313971). Yours s...
Reported to ICO 20th April 2021.
Request for Minutes
Internal review request sent to Department of Health and Social Care by S Carroll on .

Awaiting internal review.

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. I am writing to request an internal review of Department of Health...
PPE Procurement VIP Lane/Parallel Supply Chain
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to P. John on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr John, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1282922). Yours si...
Ethylene oxide and lateral flow tests
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to Molly Kingsley on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Kingsley, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1318334). Your...
Test and Trace Clinical Contact Caseworkers
Request sent to Department of Health and Social Care by C Dare on .

Awaiting response.

With respect to the 'Test and Trace' service. I would like to know what criteria were used for determining the workforce reductions for Clinical C...
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 Oldfield, Your requested internal review of FOI-1306502 is now complete. Please see the attached letter for the outcome. Yours sincerely, C...
Social media marketing during Covid-19
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to Gordon Miller 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...
More detailed information regarding covid-19
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to Nora Batty on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Nora Batty, Thank you for your email. DHSC does not conduct internal reviews until a response to the initial case has been issued. Although orga...
Please provide a reply to the requested information as requested on the 28 July 2020. Yours sincerely, Marc Horn
Please provide a reply to the requested information as requested on the 28 July 2020. Yours sincerely, Marc Horn
SARS-CoV-2 and Nature
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to P Newton on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr/Ms Newton   You wrote to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on 4 December 2020 requesting information in relation to the SARS...
Dear Ms Main, Thank you for your email. The Freedom of Information Act only applies to recorded information such as paper or electronic archive mater...
Dear Dr Thorburn   You wrote to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on 2 November 2020 requesting information relating to cases of Cov...
Dear Mr Hodgskiss, You wrote to the Department of Health and Social Care on 28 October requesting an internal review of FOI-1260306. I apologise that...
Dear Ms Lockley, You wrote to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on 11 October requesting information about self-isolation. I apologise t...
Covid-19 restrictions
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to Andrew Wilcox on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Wilcox, You wrote to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on 27 November requesting information about tiered public health restrict...
Dear Ms Webb, Your requested internal review of FOI-1310421 is now complete. Please see the attached letter for the outcome. Please note that the requ...
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...
Covid Statistics
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to Richard Harper on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Harper   You wrote to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on 17 September 2020 requesting information on estimates of IFR for...
Track and trace Leicester city lockdown
Response by Department of Health and Social Care to Alison Stevens on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Stevens   You wrote to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on 10 July 2020 requesting information about NHS Track and Trace in...
Dear Ms Webb, Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response to your recent FOI request (our ref:FOI-1314021). Yours sin...
2 and 8 day test clarification
Request sent to Department of Health and Social Care by Kaushik on .

Awaiting response.

I would like some clarification on the following. It would be great if you could help me out with it. I have read the link https://www.gov.uk/gu...
Our ref: DE-1312850      Dear Mr Gilmore,       Thank you for your correspondence of 9 March about COVID-19. I have been asked to reply and I ap...

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