Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act (2000) requires public bodies to make information available to the public and to release information in response to specific requests. It also sets out exemptions to cover information that may not have to be released.

You can also view a copy of the DCHS NHS Trust FOI policy here.

Requests for information

If you are unable to find the information you are looking for on our Publication Scheme, you can make a request in writing (including email). Send your request to:

FOI Coordinator / Information Governance Officer
Information Governance Team
Derbyshire Community Health Service
Email: DCHST.FreedomofInformation@nhs.net

Please include your name and address for correspondence and make sure your request is as specific as possible to enable us to get you the information you require.


Freedom of Information disclosure log

Before submitting a Freedom of Information request, please search our disclosure log and archives below as we may have previously provided the requested information. 

Please be aware that although the information on this page was accurate at the time of publishing, unless the timelines of our response correspond with your information request, it may not now be, and should not be relied upon. This includes any links to external contacts which were valid at the time of publication.

If you require older copies of Freedom of Information requests please contact us 


Freedom of Information Disclosures - 2023


Freedom of Information Disclosures - 2022

Disclosure Ref 202201 - Monofocal lens

Disclosure Ref 202202 - Patient portal

Disclosure Ref 202206 - Water treatment for sterile services dept

Disclosure Ref 202208 - Telephone maintenance contract

Disclosure Ref 202210 - EPR contract

Disclosure Ref 202211 - Vehicle Fleet

Disclosure Ref 202216 - Maternity and Radiology (RIS) systems

Disclosure Ref 202245 - Printers contracts and costs

Disclosure Ref 202247 - Contact Centre contract

Disclosure Ref 202249 - Laparoscopy surgical energy devices contract

Disclosure Ref 202258 - MRI software contract

Disclosure Ref 202259 - Medical imaging equipment and spend

Disclosure Ref 202263 - Facilities Management contract

Disclosure Ref 202264 - Renal dialysis

Disclosure Ref 202266 - Rostering and Job Planning Software

Disclosure Ref 202270 - Clinical Waste contract

Disclosure Ref 202272 - Telephone, Broadband & IT

Disclosure Ref 202274 - Commercial Insurance Contract

Disclosure Ref 202276 - ERP or Finance system contract

Disclosure Ref 202278 - Rostering systems

Disclosure Ref 202279 - Electronic Patient Record Contract

Disclosure Ref 202289 - Transport Contracts

Disclosure Ref 202290 - Provision of pre paid debit cards

Disclosure Ref 202298 - Medical imagining equipment contracts

Disclosure Ref 202299 - HR Systems

Disclosure Ref  2022113 - EPR Digital System

Disclosure Ref 2022102 - Systems used

Disclosure Ref 2022107 - Postal Services

Disclosure Ref 2022111 - HPV systems

Disclosure Ref 2022114 - Contracts Database

Disclosure Ref 2022119 - Telephony Systems

Disclosure Ref 2022123 - SIM cards & mobile networks

Disclosure Ref 2022124 - Staffing systems used

Disclosure Ref 2022126 - Contract for Emergency Planning (EPRR) software for major incidents

Disclosure Ref 2022127 - BI & Data Warehousing, E-rostering, Order Communications, Pathology, Pharmacy, & Scheduling

Disclosure Ref 202203 - MRI examinations 2021 - 2022

Disclosure Ref 202205 - Urological cancer referrals

Disclosure Ref 202217 - Tier 4 weight management

Disclosure Ref 202222 - ICU beds on 6.1.21

Disclosure Ref 202229 - Musculoskeletal Service

Disclosure Ref 202233 - IAPT & CMHT Services

Disclosure Ref 202234 - Clinical service incidents

Disclosure Ref 202238 - Cauda Equina Syndrome

Disclosure Ref 202239 - Annual Reports 2012 & Board Composition

Disclosure Ref 202240 - Psychosexual referrals 2018 - 2021

Disclosure Ref 202246 - New Diagnoses 2017 - 2021

Disclosure Ref 202248 - Podiatry complications

Disclosure Ref 202252 - Whistle blowing Employment tribunal 2016 - 2021

Disclosure Ref 202254 - Acute management of Venous thromboembolism

Disclosure Ref 202255 - CAMHS services 2017 - 2021

Disclosure Ref 202260 - RTT waiting times for under 18s accessing CBT

Disclosure Ref 202261 - Reduction of sexual health services

Disclosure Ref 202268 - In-patient Assessment & Treatment Units

Disclosure Ref 202269 - Patient Initiated Follow Up 2021 - 2022

Disclosure Ref 202273 - Referrals to Nuffield Health long COVID recovery programme

Disclosure Ref 202282 - Variability of treatment Information regarding Revolade

Disclosure Ref 202284 - Variability of treatment Information regarding Jakavi

Disclosure Ref 202285 - Variability of treatment Information with regards to Melanoma

Disclosure Ref 202286 - Variability of treatment re; Lung Cancer Treatment

Disclosure Ref 202287 - Variability of treatment Questions in relation to Breast Cancer Treatment

Disclosure Ref 202295 - Deaths whilst waiting for elective care

Disclosure Ref 2022100 - Adolescent patients known to MH services

Disclosure Ref 2022115 - the impact of health visiting on health outcomes in England

Disclosure Ref 2022201 – Patient treatment refused due to not doing LFT, PCR etc