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Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROM) combined dataset: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data within the Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROM) combined dataset, and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROM) concerns the measurement of the effectiveness of treatment’s provided for a specific range of treatments. 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, Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROM) dataset|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Commencement Order) 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.