The phrase 'Pre-release Access' refers to the practice whereby official
in their final form, and any accompanying written commentary, are made
an eligible person in advance of their publication. The rules and
govern pre-release access are featured within the Pre-release Access to
Statistics Order 2008.
Besides ONS staff, the following persons are given pre-release access by
indicated before release.
Secretary of State for Health, Department of Health (DH), 24 hours Special Adviser to Secretary of State for Health, DH, 24 hours Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health - (PS)PH, DH, 24 hours Senior Private Secretary to PS(PH), DH, 24 hours Branch Head, Public Health Cancer, DH, 24 hours Chief Executive, NHS England, 24 hours Chair and Chief Executive’s Office, NHS England, 24 hours National Director for Cancer, NHS England, 24 hours Briefing official, DH, 24 hours Statistical briefing officer, DH, 24 hours Press Officer, DH, 24 hours Senior Press Officer, DH, 24 hours Media Relations Manager, NHS England, 24 hours National Director for Disease Registration , Public Health England, 24 hours