Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care
39 Victoria Street
London SW1H 0EU
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30 June 2023
Dear Mr Clark,
Freedom of Information Request Reference FOI-1458017
Thank you for your request dated 5 June to the Department of Health and Social Care
(DHSC), a copy of which can be found in the accompanying annex.
We note that you submitted an identical request to us on 10 August 2022, to which we
responded on 6 September (our ref: FOI-1414982). We also note that on 30 May you
requested an Internal Review of our response to FOI-1414982; however, we informed you
(on 5 June) that we were unable to accept that request, as the time period for submitting
an Internal Review of our response to FOI-1414982 had elapsed.
Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), and
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FOI-1414982 (a copy of which is attached).
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Freedom of Information Team email@example.com
From: Kaleb <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: 05 June 2023 21:17
To: FreedomofInformation <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information request - Building bridges: a guide to arrangements
for inter-agency working for the care and protection of mentally ill people
Dear Department of Health and Social Care,
Then in accordance with the FOIA rights I an making the same request for the same data
again as you haven't addressed them within the spirit of the act and as this is a public
interest then the public has the right to know these matters
Do you have a copy of: Building bridges: a guide to arrangements for inter-agency working
for the care and protection of mentally ill people?
Do you have a definition of 'severe mental illness'?
Can you clarify if personality disorder is deemed 'severe mental illness'?
Can you clarify if psychopathic disorder is deemed 'severe mental illness'?
Can you clarify if psychopathy is deemed 'severe mental illness'?