We have detected that you are using Internet Explorer to visit this website. Internet Explorer is now being phased out by Microsoft. As a result, NHS Digital no longer supports any version of Internet Explorer for our web-based products, as it involves considerable extra effort and expense, which cannot be justified from public funds. Some features on this site will not work. You should use a modern browser such as Edge, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. If you have difficulty installing or accessing a different browser, contact your IT support team.
Learning Disabilities Data: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data within Learning Disabilities Data, and your rights.
|Controller||NHS England (NHSE)|
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Data collection from General Practices (GPs) to produce an anonymous data set for NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I). NHSE/I uses this data to monitor and compare the health of individuals with learning disabilities, against those who do not have learning disabilities, so that their care can be improved. This notice only covers NHS Digital's collection and use of personal data.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||No|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||No|
|How long the data is kept||20 years minimum|
|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?||General Practice (GP) medical records|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction)
Where NHS Digital uses this data
Data Provision Notice to require the submission of general practice data to support the production of a range of primary care indicators covering the quality of care for people with learning disabilities