Mental Health Commission

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FOI Disclosure Log and other information to be published routinely

In accordance with Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act, 2014 (‘Publication of information about FOI bodies’), the Mental Health Commission (MHC) publishes its FOI Disclosure Log on its website. This Disclosure Log provides details of certain FOI requests but, in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act, 2018, does not contain personal information. It does, however, contain information such as the date of the request, the category of the requestor (e.g. journalist, member of the public, member of business/interest group, member of the Oireachtas, member of Local Authority, etc.), a summary description of the FOI request, the decision made and, in the event that the request is granted, the date the records were released.

Details of requests received since 2014 are provided in the MHC’s FOI Disclosure Logs. These are provided as follows:

Information to be published routinely

The MHC publishes information on a routine basis. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

The MHC is also obliged to report quarterly to the Department of Health on prompt payments in line with the Government's Decision No. 29296 of 2nd and 8th March 2011. The relevant information can be accessed here:

Contact Details

Waterloo Exchange, Waterloo Road, Dublin 4

Ph: 353(1) 636 2400

Fax: 353(1) 636 2440

Eircode: D04 E5W7

GPS coordinates: 53°19'58.6"N 6°14'36.9"W