Complete staff records for Naas General Hospital are held in the Human Resources Department, HSE, Shared Services Eastern Region, Dr. Steevens' Hospital, Dublin 8. Limited staff records are maintained in the Hospital.
If any employee wishes to access their records, they should contact the Human Resources Department and every effort will be made to provide access. However, in some cases, where the information on file is of a confidential nature, and where there is third party information, employees may be asked to request access under the Freedom of Information Act 1997.
The Freedom of Information Acts of 1997 and 2003 provide for information not otherwise publicly available. Each person has a right to:
Access to records held by the Hospital, subject to exemptions and the public interest
Have personal information updated or corrected when it is incorrect, inaccurate or misleading
Be given reasons for decisions that affect them
Making an application under the Freedom of Information Act 1997 & 2003
The following records come within the scope of the Act:
All records relating to personal information held by Naas General Hospital regardless of when created
All non-personal records held by Naas General Hospital which were created after the Freedom of Information Act 1997 came into force on October 21, 1998
Personnel records of staff created after April 21, 1995. Any record created before April 21, 1995 where access is necessary for understanding a record created after April 21, 1995
Personnel records held by Naas General Hospital may be accessed by the employees or former employees concerned.