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General Practice Workforce Minimum Dataset (GP-wMDS) - DARS Dissemination
Why and how we process your data in Disseminating the General Practice Workforce Minimum Dataset (GP-wMDS) - All Sectors and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
The General Practice Workforce Minimum Dataset (GP-wMDS) Dissemination includes information about staff members, GPs, Nurses, Other professionals providing patient care and administrative staff, providing services at General Practices in England. It includes information on working hours, details of job role, date of birth, National Insurance number, professional registration number (as applicable) and other personal demographics including ethnicity. Approval for disseminating this information is made on a case by case basis by the Independent Group Advising on the Release of Data (IGARD), further information on IGARD and the Data Access Request Service (DARS) request process can be found on NHS Digital's webpages.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
Recipients are recorded in the Register of Approved Data Releases for these disseminations. These may include, but not limited to, NHS Organisations, Government Bodies, and Researchers.
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||Not for the purposes of processing a dissemination request by NHS Digital. It may be transferred outside of the UK if this is approved by NHS Digital through the DARS process for any particular dissemination|
|How long the data is kept||8 years minimum from the date the request is approved|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Public task|
|How can you withdraw your consent?||
Consent not the basis for processing
|Is the data subject to decisions made solely by computers? (automated decision making)||No|
|Where does this data come from?||NHS Digital Dataset - General Practice Workforce Minimum Dataset (GP-wMDS)|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||