Subject Access report Medical information

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

please can you supply myself with a copy of Guidance issued to DWP staff on disclosure of certain categories of personal medical information to the subject of that information.

i recently recieved a reply from yourselves stating that DWP do not send copies of medical records to the subject of a SAR. this does not follow the law of the DPA where by law all information must be disclosed (with some legal excemptions).

i am therefore interested in seeing all guidance available in relation to a subject access request, and medical records.

Yours faithfully,

Wayne Pearsall

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Dear Wayne Pearsall,

Please see attached response to your FoI request.

Kind regards,

DWP Central FoI Team

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Dear DWP freedom-of-information-requests,

DWP staff..

Thanks for this.

As my SAR request to the DWP has failed to meet the 40 day time limit, this SARG file has actually gave me the information I require to file a more detailed complaint in relation to such with the ICO.

Whilst I believe that your response to this FOI request was a little bland, i feel it has adequately answered my questions.

Yours sincerely,

Wayne Pearsall

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taryn taylor (Account suspended) left an annotation ()

Very interesting, as I requested my papers last year , now will check because they obviously have left a lot out?!