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MSA: Mixed Sex Accommodation Data Provision Notice
The collection enables the analysis and publication of consistently defined data to allow patients and members of the public to understand the extent to which mixed sex accommodation provision is continuing at individual organisations.
The Mixed Sex Accommodation (MSA) collection is required to monitor key performance measures set in the NHS Mandate and NHS Constitution (Pledge: providers of NHS funded care are expected to eliminate mixed sex accommodation except where it is in the best overall interest of the patient involved, or reflects their personal choice).
The collection enables the analysis and publication of consistently defined data to allow patients and members of the public to understand the extent to which MSA provision is continuing at individual organisations. Statistics are classed as official statistics and are published monthly with an accompanying statistical press notice. The data, statistical press notice and guidance are available at the NHS England website.
Scope of the collection
NHS Providers (and Private providers who provide NHS services) with facilities to admit 10 or more patients at any one time.
Legal basis for the process of data
Section 259 of the Health and Social Care Act.