Information on Ferric carboxymaltose (Ferinject)

OIA response

Thank you for your request dated 18 December 2023 under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) for information relating to Ferric carboxymaltose (Ferinject). You requested:

Can we please have a copy of the application made to widen the access of Ferric carboxymaltose (Ferinject) that has been submitted (received Aug 2020) and can you please advise who made the application.

You will find the application you requested attached to this letter. This application was submitted by the Canterbury Initiative Project Manager at Canterbury DHB.

I can advise that the submitter is no longer in this position and as such we have withheld some personal details of the applicant under section 9(2)(a), to protect the privacy of individuals.

In making our decision, we have considered the public interest considerations in section 9(1) of the Act. No public interest has been identified that would be sufficient to override the reasons for withholding that information.

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