This publication scheme is a complete guide to the information that is routinely published by Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust. It is a description of the information about our trust which we make publicly available. We will review the scheme at regular intervals and monitor how it is operating. 

It is important to us that this scheme meets your needs. We have designed it to be a route map so that you can find information about CNWL NHS Foundation Trust easily. In order to comply with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, CNWL has a legal duty to adopt and maintain a publication scheme for the publication of Trust information. The purpose of the Act is to promote greater openness by public authorities. This publication scheme will help you to find all the information which the Trust publishes. 
The seven different areas of information available are listed below by clicking on one of the links you will be able to see what information is available within each part:

Type of information Location Format
Introduction See About Us section Online
History See History section Online
Organisational structure Structure of the Trust: Online and PDF

Type of information     Location     Format
Annual statement of accounts, budgets and variance reports Online
Standing financial instructions and capital programme
  • Standing orders
  • Standing financial instructions
Send request to
  • Scheme of delegation
  • Register of interest
  • Register of seals
Send request to
Staff and board members’ allowances and expenses  
Funding (including endowment funds) Send request to
Procurement and tendering procedures Procurement strategy Send request to

Type of information Location Format
Strategy and performance information Annual business plan Online
Targets, aims and objectives See corporate objectives Online
Strategic direction document (three-year) and performance against targets (KPI)/performance framework See three-year corporate plan  Online
Care Quality Commission — annual health check Care Quality Commission (CQC) website Online
National patient survey programme Survey results Send request to

Type of information     Location Format
Board meetings Board papers — agenda, supporting papers and minutes Online
Patient and public involvement Patient and Public Involvement Strategy  

Type of information     Location Format
Complaints procedure Making a comment or complaint Online
NHS complaints procedure NHS Choices website Online
Other policies and procedures Various policies: clinical / data protection Send request to

Type of information Location Format
Information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to the functions of the authority

Register of interests
(Trust Board)
Register of interests
(Council of Governors)

Register of Seals

Send request to

Type of information     Location     Format
Advice and guidance Patient Feedback and Complaints Service Online
Media relations News section Online
Description of services offered Services section Online