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HES IAPT bridging file: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data within the Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) Improving Access to Physiological Therapies (IAPT) Bridging File, and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Improving Access to Physiological Therapies (IAPT) concerns the provision of emotional wellbeing services. This is combined with Hospital Episodes Statistics (HES) data to monitor and improve the management of health and care services.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
See Data Release Register
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||Within Europe|
|How long the data is kept||8 years minimum after no longer required|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Legal obligation|
|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?||Hospital Episodes Statistics (HES) dataset, Improved Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) dataset|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems
Where NHS Digital uses this data
Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) is a data warehouse containing details of all admissions, outpatient appointments and A and E attendances at NHS hospitals in England.