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Hierarchy diagram of the Department of Health (FOI)

Hierarchy diagram of the Department of Health (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 12 January 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Please provide a comparative hierarchy diagram of the Department of Health, starting with the CEO and working downwards, setting out the various management committees within the Department, as at 1 January 2015 and 1 January 2021.

The 2021 diagram should include the committees / boards being formed to deliver the Jersey Care Model.

Please put an asterisk in each committee / board attended by the DGHCS or CEO (for 2015)


Please find attached the structure of the Department of Health and Social Services as at April 2015.

HSSD Organisational Chart - January 2015

There is no record of the management committees held in 2015. In order to answer the request, the data would need to be extracted from various sources and manipulated. Aside from taking more than the prescribed 12.5 hours to do the work, the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2001 does not require a Scheduled Public Authority to manipulate data in order to provide a response. Article 16 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has therefore been applied.

Please find attached the Department of Health and Community Services organisational chart as at 1 Jan 2021.

HCS Organisational Chart - January 2021

The Senior Leadership Team of the Department meet weekly which is a meeting chaired by the Director General.

There is a Health and Community Services Board meeting, chaired by the Health Minister and attended by the DG which meets on a five weekly cycle.

There are three other departmental governance committees, covering finance, risk, quality and safety and People which also meet on a five weekly cycle which are chaired by Assistant Ministers and attended by the DG.

The proposed governance committees for the Jersey Care Model can be found at the following link:

Jersey Care Partnership Framework

Article applied

Article 16 A scheduled public authority may refuse to supply information if cost excessive

(1) A scheduled public authority that has been requested to supply information may refuse to supply the information if it estimates that the cost of doing so would exceed an amount determined in the manner prescribed by Regulations.

Regulation 2 (1) of the Freedom of Information (Costs) (Jersey) Regulations 2014 allows an authority to refuse a request for information where the estimated cost of dealing with the request would exceed the specified amount of the cost limit of £500. This is the estimated cost of one person spending 12.5 working hours in determining whether the department holds the information, locating, retrieving and extracting the information.

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