Public Health Scotland (PHS) report: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

All internal and external correspondence and communications held by Scottish Government and dated between October 14 and October 28 2020 which refers to the report â€˜Discharges from NHS hospitals to care homes between 1 March and 31 May 2020’.


Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your information request of 07 January 2021.

I enclose copies of most of the information you requested. These can be found in Annexes A and B.

Application of exemptions
A number of exemptions have been applied to the information you have requested.

The details of these exemptions can be found in Annex C.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FoI-202100133299 - Information released - Annex A and B
FoI-202100133299 - Information released - Annex C


Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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