Freedom of Information Act 2000

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An act of the UK parliament which gives individuals a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public bodies, including dentists providing National Health Service treatment within the General Dental Services. It obliges dental practices routinely to make information available to the public and have a freedom of information publication scheme.

http://www.ico.gov.uk/what_we_cover/freedom_of_information.aspx The website of the Information Commissioner's Office outlining details of the Act.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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