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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Report into Rheumatology Service (FOI)

Report into Rheumatology Service (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 26 January 2024.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Health and Community Services (HCS) have commissioned a report by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) into the Rheumatology Service. By letters dated 19 December 2023, HCS confirmed they were in possession of a draft report and was at that time currently being checked for factual accuracies. 


Please provide a copy of the draft report.


Please provide a copy of communications or associated documents between HCS and RCP in relation to the commissioning of the report.


​Please provide a copy of communications or associated documents related to the factual checking of the report.


The final report of the Royal College of Physicians’ invited review of Health and Community Services’ Rheumatology service is now available on at the following link:

Royal College of Physicians - Jersey Rheumatology Report (​

As this is accessible by other means, Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied.

Article applied

Article 23 - Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.​

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