Freedom of information publication scheme

  • Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, every public authority has a duty to specify what information they publish, how the information is made and whether it is free or if there is a charge.

Our publication scheme explains what information we provide to the public. Wherever possible, we will make it easy for you access. The information is provided in a set format, classed into the seven categories below.

Information categories

How we fit into the NHS structure

Organisational structure

List of, and information relating to, organisations we work in partnership with

Senior staff

Location and contact details for all public facing departments

Annual statement of accounts

Budgets and variance reports

Standing financial instructions

Capital programme

Staff pay and grading structures

Funding

Our expenditure

Reports and business planning

Our performance

Declarations of compliance

  • Authorisation (see Our policies and procedures section below)
  • Provider licence (see Our policies and procedures section below)
  • Declaration of Compliance required by General condition 6 and CoS condition 7 (see Our policies and procedures section below)
  • Declaration of compliance FT4 (see Our policies and procedures section below)

Quality Assurance Committee

  • Quality report (see Our policies and procedures section below)
  • Quality assurance committee annual report (see Our policies and procedures section below)
  • Quality assurance committee - Terms of Reference (see Our policies and procedures section below)

Audit Committee

  • Audit committee annual report (see Our policies and procedures section below)
  • Audit committee - Terms of reference (see Our policies and procedures section below)

Workforce assurance committee

  • Workforce Assurance Committee annual report (see Our policies and procedures section below)
  • Workforce Assurance Committee - Terms of reference (see Our policies and procedures section below)

Raising concerns

Board papers

Public consultations

Some policies and procedures are available on request, including the following corporate governance information. Electronic or single print copies are free of charge. Please contact us to request a policy or procedure.

  • Declaration of Compliance General condition 6 and CoS condition 7 - NHS provider licence
  • Audit committee annual report
  • Audit committee - Terms of reference
  • Quality Assurance committee annual report
  • Quality Assurance Committee - Terms of reference
  • Standing Financial Instructions
  • Corporate Governance Statement - Self certification (FT4)
  • Workforce Assurance Committee annual report
  • Workforce Assurance Committee - Terms of reference

The register of interests for the board of directors and council of governors are available at board of directors public meetings and council of governors.

Two of the core values of the NHS are accountability and transparency. In line with the NHS Standard Contract General Condition 27: Conflicts of Interest and Transparency on Gifts and Hospitality, the Trust holds a Declaration of Interests Register and a Gifts and Hospitality Register enabling all staff to be as open as possible and declare any actual or potential conflict of interest, and any accepted gift and/or hospitality, including sponsorship.

You can view the register of interests [PDF file - 103kb] and the gifts and hospitality register. [PDF file - 680kb]

For more information on these registers please visit the NHS England website or contact the company secretary’s office on 0161 446 3043.

Please email our Freedom of Information team at the-christie.foi@nhs.net or write to the information governance team:

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust,
Wilmslow Road,
Withington,
Manchester, M20 4BX

for any other requests.