National Council for Osteopathic Research
Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, Yvonne Carter Building, 58, Turner Street, London, EC1 2AB. Telephone: 0207 882 6131.
Contact us: https://www.ncor.org.uk/contact-us/.
NCOR is a charity registered in England and Wales (1157217). www.ncor.org.uk
National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR) Publication Scheme
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, we must adopt and maintain a scheme so that information can be made routinely available to the public. This publication scheme document is based on the model publication scheme for public authorities approved by the Office of the Information Commissioner (ICO)1. The model scheme describes the obligations of organisations and the types (classes) of information which should be made available.
Further information about your rights under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website2.
The types of information we provide includes:
1. Who we are and what we do
Organisational information, structures, locations, and contacts.
2. What we spend and how we spend it
Financial information related to NCOR’s day-to-day costs, special projects, and donations.
Strategic plans and annual reviews.
4. Policies and procedures
Our operating procedures in the delivery of NCOR services.
5. The services we offer
This includes information available in the form of databases, electronic documents, and leaflets produced for osteopaths and the public. Details of the services for which we are entitled to
recover a fee are included also.
How to get information
Most of the information in NCOR’s publication scheme is available to read or download via the NCOR website (www.ncor.org.uk). If the information you are looking for is not on the website, this guide will explain how to find it. If, however, the information you require is not part of the publication scheme, you can request it using the Freedom of Information request for (insert link), by post or email to:
Dr Carol Fawkes, FoI Requests, National Council for Osteopathic Research, Yvonne Carter Building, 58, Turner Street, London, EC1 2AB. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Most of the information is free but we may make a charge for particular items. This is indicated in the “Guide to information” section of this document. We will let you know any relevant charges when we respond to your request. Please refer also to the “Publication scheme charges”.
We are committed to ensuring accessibility of all of the information we produce. If you do not have access to the Internet we will supply single paper copies of individual website pages free of charge. Requests should be made to email@example.com.
Publication scheme charges
Information in our publication scheme is normally available free of charge. Most of the information in the scheme is freely available on the NCOR website. A single print out of a web page will normally be made available free of charge for individuals who do not have access to the Internet. Details of instances where we will make charges are shown below.
We make charges for
Producing multiple copies in paper or other formats;
Certain hard copy publications;
We will let you know how much this will cost when we respond to your request, and we may ask you for a payment in advance. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning 0207 882 6131 concerning your request.
Guide to information
The table below outlines the information included in the publication scheme. It includes how each document can be obtained, and whether there is any charge for it. Most information is available on the NCOR website; if this is not the case it will be stated in the document below.
- Information Commissioner’s Office. Model Publication Scheme. Version 1.2. https://ico.org.uk/media/for-organisations/documents/1153/model-publication-scheme.pdf
- Information Commissioner’s Office. https://ico.org.uk/.