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Assuring Transformation Data Set


Why and how we process your data in the Assuring Transformation Data Set, and your rights.

Controller NHS Digital
How we use the information (processing activities)

We collect information about people with a learning disability, autism or both who are being cared for or treated in a hospital. This information is used to tell how many people are in hospital, how long they have been in hospital for, when their care and treatment is checked and what hospital they are in. This is to ensure people are not in hospital, if they would be better looked after in the community.

Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information? Yes
Who are recipients of this data?

See the data release register for more details.

Is data transferred outside the UK? No
How long the data is kept 8 years minimum after no longer required
Our lawful basis for holding this data Legal obligation
Your rights
  • Tick Be informed
  • Tick Get access to it
  • Tick Rectify or change it
  • Cross Erase or remove it
  • Tick Restrict or stop processing it
  • Cross Move, copy or transfer it
  • Cross Object to it being processed or used
  • Cross Know if a decision was made by a computer rather than a person
How can you withdraw your consent?

Consent not the basis for processing. Patient preference available via opt out.

Is the data subject to decisions made solely by computers? (automated decision making) No
Where does this data come from? Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG), NHS England Regional Teams
The legal basis for collecting this data

Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems