Trust publications and reports

Freedom of information publication scheme

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, every public authority has a duty to specify what information they publish, how the information is made and whether it is free or if there is a charge.

Our publication scheme explains what information we provide to the public. Wherever possible, we will make it easy for you access. The information is provided in a set format, classed into the seven categories below.

Information categories

What we spend and how we spend it

  1. Annual statement of accounts - Annual report, Annual review
  2. Budgets and variance reports - Board meeting minutes
  3. Financial audit reports - Annual report
  4. Standing financial instructions - Standing financial instructions
  5. Capital programme - Board minutes
  6. Staff pay and grading structures - Pay structure (Agenda for change)
  7. Funding - Christie charity
  8. Our expenditure - Transparency report
  9. Anti Bribery Statement
  10. Reservation of powers

How we make decisions

  1. Board papers - Agenda, minutes
  2. Patient and public involvement (PPI) - 
  3. Public consultations - Board minutes

Our policies and procedures

Some policies and procedures are available on request. Electronic or single print copies are free of charge. Please contact us to request a policy or procedure.

Lists and registers

The register of interests for the board of directors and council of governors are available at board of directors public meetings and council of governors.

Two of the core values of the NHS are accountability and transparency. In line with the NHS Standard Contract General Condition 27: Conflicts of Interest and Transparency on Gifts and Hospitality, the Trust holds a Declaration of Interests Register and a Gifts and Hospitality Register enabling all staff to be as open as possible and declare any actual or potential conflict of interest, and any accepted gift and/or hospitality, including sponsorship. The register of interests can be viewed here and the gifts & hospitality register can be viewed here.

For more information on these registers please go to or contact the company secretary’s office on 0161 446 3043.

Please email our Freedom of Information team at or write to the information governance team:The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester, M20 4BX for any other requests.

Services we offer

  1. Clinical and non clinical services provided and/or commissioned - See Our services
  2. Patient information leaflets and other booklets and newsletters - See patient information
  3. Patient advice and liaison service (PALS) - See our PALS page for more information
  4. Advice and guidance - See PALS
  5. Corporate communications and media releases - See latest news