Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information Act & Publication Scheme

Welcome to Precision Implant Clinic’s Publication Scheme.

Information available from Precision Implant Clinic providing dental services under the Freedom of Information Act model publication scheme.


This Publication Scheme is a complete guide to the information available to the public by Precision Implant Clinic. It is a description of the information about our Dental Practitioners and Practice, which we make publicly available. Some information is not made publicly available. It will be reviewed at regular intervals and we will monitor its effectiveness.

How Much Does It Cost?

The publications are all free unless otherwise indicated within each Class. Where information is provided at a cost the charges will be calculated as set out in Class 7.

How is the Information Made Available?

The information within each Class is either downloadable from the practice website or available in hard copy from the Practice Principal Andrew Little.

Your Rights to Information

In addition to accessing the information identified in the Publication Scheme, you are entitled to request information about Precision Implant Clinic.

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 recognises that members of the public have the right to know how public services are organised and run, how much they cost and how the decisions are made.

We will to respond to requests about information that we hold that may be recorded in any format and we will create a right of access to that information. These rights are subject to some exemptions, which have to be taken into consideration before deciding what information it can release.

You are also entitled to access your dental records, or any other personal information held about you and for this you can contact the Practice Principal Andrew Little at Precision Implant Clinic.


If you have any comments about the operation of the Publication Scheme, or how we have dealt with your request for information from the Scheme, please write to the Practice Principal Andrew Little.

This is a guide to the Dental Practitioners’ (who practice together) within the practice Publication Scheme as required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The Freedom of Information Act does not change the right of patients’ protection of their patient confidentiality in accordance with the Human Rights Act 1998, Data Protection Act 1998 and common law.

Maintaining the legal right to patient confidentiality continues to be an important commitment on our part. To help with this our Practice Principal Andrew Little has responsibility to ensure the protection of patient confidentiality throughout the Practice in accordance with your legal rights.

All information at Precision Implant Clinic is held, retained and destroyed in accordance with guidelines.

Our commitment to publish information excludes any information, which can be legitimately withheld under the exemptions set out in the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Where individual Classes are subject to exemptions, the main reasons are e.g. the protection of commercial interests and personal information under the Data Protection Act 1998. This applies to all Classes within the Publication Scheme.

Information to be published: How the information can be obtained: Cost:
All information we hold under the Freedom of information can be obtained by writing The Practice Principal Andrew Little and the information on this Scheme is grouped into the following broad categories:
Class 1 – Practice Details
Who’s Who in the practice; Up to date details can be found on practice website N/C
Contact details for the practice (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address: Up to date details can be found on practice website or specific
persons by request to the practice
Opening hours: Up to date details can be found on practice website or by phone N/C
Staffing structure Practice Principal, Responsible Person, Responsible Manger, Team lead Andrew Little
Supporting staff – dental team including nursing staff and reception
Class 2 – Spending
What we spend and how we spend it There are currently no NHS contracts held. Details of running
costs available on request.
From £5
Class 3 – Priorities and plans
What our priorities are and how we are doing Up to date details and overview can be found on practice website re practice ethos, aims, any planned developments/changes will be added as additonal webpages/banners.Audits and reviews are completed within a systematic audit cycle, inidividual audits available on request.

Inspections published by RQIA


£2 per policy/audit

Practice Inspection Inspections by RQIA available on website
Class 4 – Decision making
Records of decisions made in the practice/firm Decisons made regarding policy and procedure are reflected in the current versions being adhered to in the practice, as we have a continual reviews, audits and updates where changes are implemented. Smaller day to day ‘housekeeping’ decisons may not be recorded in such a small organisation. As per Class 7
Class 5 – Policies and procedures
Policies and procedures about customer service Up to date details about appointments/can be found on practice website.Other polices, results of annual survey available on request. N/CAs per Class 7
Equality and diversity policy Available on request from the practice As per Class 7
Health and safety policy Available on request from the practice As per Class 7
Complaints procedures (including those covering requests for information and operating the publication scheme Available on request from the practice As per Class 7
Records management policies (records, retention, destruction and archive) Available on request from the practice As per Class 7
Confidentiality and data protection policies Available on request from the practice As per Class 7
Policies and procedures for handling requests for information Available on request from the practice As per Class 7
Class 6 – Lists and registers
Currently maintained lists and registers only No public lists held N/A
Class 7 – The services we offer.
Charges for services Up to date pricing details available from the practice
Requests for information
As detailed or from £2 per copy