Freedom of Information/Model Publication Scheme

Freedom of Information/Model Publication Scheme

Freedom of Information/Model Publication Scheme

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 all public authorities are required to have and operate a publication scheme approved by the Information Commissioner.  Optical practices providing general ophthalmic services under contract to the NHS in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are public authorities in respect of information relating to those services.  The model publication scheme below complies with the requirements of the Information Commissioners model publication scheme and may be adopted by optical practices.