Out of area placements collection (NHS providers) and (private providers) version 2 Data Provision Notice

Summary

The out of areas placement collection has been designed to record the details of any individual, who has been referred for an out of area placement in England.

Overview of the collection

NHS Digital has developed an Out of Area Placements (OAPs) collection (previously known as Out of Area Treatments). This has been developed to capture the details of all OAPs in mental health services for adults in acute inpatient care in England by both the NHS and private providers. The Department of Health directed NHS Digital to carry out this work.

Read the Data Provision Notice: out of area placements NHS providers extension

Read the Data Provision Notice: out of area placements private providers extension

Scope of the collection

The out of areas placement collection has been designed to record the details of any individual, who has been referred for an out of area placement in England.

Legal basis for provision of data

Section 259 of the Health and Social Care Act.

Collection

Revised notice published November 2017 to cover 6 month extension of collection. 

Read the original Data Provision Notice