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InnoScot Health is a company limited by guarantee and owned equally by Scottish Ministers, NHS Tayside and NHS Golden Jubilee. Activity is overseen by the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientist Office; and a comprehensive framework of policies reflects high standards of governance, performance and accountability. An annual operating plan sets out target performance indicators aligned to the strategic plan, and an annual report outlines financial performance and progress.

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Freedom of Information (FoI)

InnoScot Health operates under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and The Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (EIR).

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 gives people the rights to access information on the services we provide, how such services are organised and delivered, and the reasons behind business decisions.

The Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (EIR) gives people the right to access to environmental information.

Both encourage us to be open and accountable and to organise information so that it is easily accessible to anyone who requests it. You can submit a request for environmental information through the same process as an FoI request. For all FoI and EIR enquiries please contact

Guide to our information

How to make an FoI request

If you cannot find the information you're looking for on our website, you can make a request via

You must include:

  • Name
  • Address or email
  • Telephone
  • Full details of the information you want to receive, including any date ranges

We will respond to your request within 20 working days. Some requests may incur a charge. We will inform you of the possible charge and discuss this with you before finalising your request.

If you're unhappy with the response you receive, you have the right to ask for us to carry out an internal review of the decision. You can request a review by emailing

If you remain unhappy after the outcome of our internal review, you can appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner.

Information exemptions

Some information you request may be exempt from publication. These exemptions are listed in the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and include confidential and commercially sensitive information. If some, or all, of the information you request is exempt this will be explained when we respond to your request.


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