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COVID-19 vaccine information letters: FOI release

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

Published:
13 May 2021
COVID-19 vaccine information letters: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100192176
Date received: 9 Apr 2021
Date responded: 10 May 2021
Information requested

Can you provide the following in relation to the vaccines information letter which was sent to the public late December 2020, early January 2021:

  • The names of all departments involved in producing the letter
  • Draft copies of the letter
  • Ethical concerns raised in relation to the wording in the letter
Response

The Scottish Government departments involved in producing the letter:

  • Covid-19 Vaccine Policy Development Unit
  • Marketing, Insight, Brand Scotland & Internal Communications
  • Chief Medical Officer Directorate
  • Chief Nursing Officer Directorate
  • National Clinical Director

Draft copies of the letter are attached. 

There were no ethical concerns raised in relation to the wording of this letter, with no assessments conducted.

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