Dear Public Health Scotland,

Since 8th December 2020 to date (25/07/2021) please provide the following information.

1. Number of people who received the Covid vaccine as the first dose?
2. Number of people who received the Covid Placebo as the first dose?
3. Number of people who received the Covid vaccine as the second dose?
4. Number of people who received the Covid Placebo as the second dose?

Please indicated if people were informed they were receiving the Placebo at the point they were injected?

Yours faithfully,

Stuart Wheeler

phs foi, Public Health Scotland

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Dear Stuart Wheeler,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REFERENCE 2021-000779

 

Thank you for your request for information of 27^th July 2021, received by
Public Health Scotland on 28^th July 2021 requesting information about.

 

‘’ Since 8th December 2020 to date (25/07/2021) please provide the
following information.

 

1. Number of people who received the Covid vaccine as the first dose?

2. Number of people who received the Covid Placebo as the first dose?

3. Number of people who received the Covid vaccine as the second dose?

4. Number of people who received the Covid Placebo as the second dose?

 

Please indicated if people were informed they were receiving the Placebo
at the point they were injected?’’

 

Your request is being dealt with and will be answered within 20 working
days in accordance with the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Yours sincerely,

 

Saba ALSalahy FOI Coordinator

Public Health Scotland

Email: [1][email address]

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Dear Stuart Wheeler,

Freedom of Information Reference: 2021-000779

Thank you for your request for information of 27^th July 2021:

‘’ Since 8th December 2020 to date (25/07/2021) please provide the
following information.

1. Number of people who received the Covid vaccine as the first dose?

2. Number of people who received the Covid Placebo as the first dose?

3. Number of people who received the Covid vaccine as the second dose?

4. Number of people who received the Covid Placebo as the second dose?

Please indicated if people were informed they were receiving the Placebo
at the point they were injected?’’

Having reviewed your information request, it is unclear precisely what
information is being requested. We will not be able to take this matter
further without extra information from you. Are you looking to find out if
it is all vaccines in Scotland or only clinical trials?

Until we receive the necessary clarification, we consider that this
information request is suspended and that the 20 working day response
timescale will not start.

Scottish Information Commissioner’s website:

For information I include a link to the Regulator’s website.

If you are unhappy with our response to your request, you have the right
to request a review. Your request should be made within 40 working days of
receipt of this correspondence, and we will reply within 20 working days
of receipt. The review will be undertaken by a reviewer who was not
involved in the original decision-making process. The reviewer can be
contacted as follows:

The FOI Reviewer

Public Health Scotland

Gyle Square

1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh

EH12 9EB

Email: [1][email address]

If our decision is unchanged following a review and you remain
dissatisfied, you have the right to make a formal complaint to the
Scottish Information Commissioner within six months of receipt of our
review response. You can do this by using the Scottish Information
Commissioner’s Office online appeals service at
[2]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal. If you remain dissatisfied with the
Commissioner’s response you then have the option to appeal to the Court of
Session on a point of law.

Yours sincerely,

 

Saba ALSalahy FOI Coordinator

Public Health Scotland

Email: [3][email address]

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Dear Stuart Wheeler,

Freedom of Information Reference: 2021-000779

Thank you for your request for information of 27^th July 2021:

‘’ Since 8th December 2020 to date (25/07/2021) please provide the
following information.

1. Number of people who received the Covid vaccine as the first dose?

2. Number of people who received the Covid Placebo as the first dose?

3. Number of people who received the Covid vaccine as the second dose?

4. Number of people who received the Covid Placebo as the second dose?

Please indicated if people were informed they were receiving the Placebo
at the point they were injected?’’

Having reviewed your information request, it is unclear precisely what
information is being requested. We will not be able to take this matter
further without extra information from you. Are you looking to find out if
it is all vaccines in Scotland or only clinical trials?

Until we receive the necessary clarification, we consider that this
information request is suspended and that the 20 working day response
timescale will not start.

Scottish Information Commissioner’s website:

For information I include a link to the Regulator’s website.

If you are unhappy with our response to your request, you have the right
to request a review. Your request should be made within 40 working days of
receipt of this correspondence, and we will reply within 20 working days
of receipt. The review will be undertaken by a reviewer who was not
involved in the original decision-making process. The reviewer can be
contacted as follows:

The FOI Reviewer

Public Health Scotland

Gyle Square

1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh

EH12 9EB

Email: [1][email address]

If our decision is unchanged following a review and you remain
dissatisfied, you have the right to make a formal complaint to the
Scottish Information Commissioner within six months of receipt of our
review response. You can do this by using the Scottish Information
Commissioner’s Office online appeals service at
[2]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal. If you remain dissatisfied with the
Commissioner’s response you then have the option to appeal to the Court of
Session on a point of law.

Yours sincerely,

 

Saba ALSalahy FOI Coordinator

Public Health Scotland

Email: [3][email address]

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Dear phs foi,

Thank you for your reply, the information I'm requesting is, since 8th Dec 2020 to 25th July 2021 while the full rollout of the Covid-19 Vaccination has any human received a Placebo injection in accordance with the continued medical trial. I know the Vaccination are still in a human trial period until 2023.
If any human has been injected with a Placebo and NOT the Covid-19 Vaccination was that human informed they were receiving a Placebo?

Yours sincerely,

Stuart Wheeler

phs foi, Public Health Scotland

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Dear Stuart Wheeler,

 

Freedom of Information Reference: 2021-000779

 

Please find attached our response to your freedom of information request.

 

I hope this information is helpful to you.  Please do not hesitate to
contact me on [1][email address] if I can be of any further assistance.

 

If you are unhappy with our response to your request, you do have the
right to request us to review it. Your request should be made within 40
working days of receipt of this correspondence, and we will reply within
20 working days of receipt. The review will be undertaken by a reviewer
who was not involved in the original decision-making process. The reviewer
can be contacted as follows:

 

The FOI Reviewer

Public Health Scotland

Gyle Square

1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh

EH12 9EB

Email: [2][email address]

 

Please note that Public Health Scotland staff are working from home
currently in line with the COVID-19 pandemic guidance. Therefore, contact
by email is preferable.

 

If our decision is unchanged following a review and you remain
dissatisfied with this, you then have the right to make a formal complaint
to the Scottish Information Commissioner within 6 months of receipt of our
review response. You can do this by using the Scottish Information
Commissioner’s Office online appeals service at
[3]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal. If you remain dissatisfied with the
Commissioner’s response you then have the option to appeal to the Court of
Session on a point of law.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Saba ALSalahy FOI Coordinator

Public Health Scotland

Email: [4][email address]

[5]cid:image001.jpg@01D748A9.AC294E20

[6]Web | [7]Twitter | [8]Instagram

 

Your privacy:  we use your personal information such as name and address
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