Legal basis for provision of data
NHS England has directed NHS Digital under section 254 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012, to establish and operate a system for the collection and analysis of information about Covid-19. The Directions include a non-exhaustive list of Covid-19 purposes for which the Directions can be used, including for the purpose of:
understanding information about patient access to health services and adult social care services as a direct or indirect result of Covid-19 and the availability and capacity of those services.
Learn more about the NHS England Directions
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