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Medication safety: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Medication safety system, and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Data is collected to measure the preventable harm caused by hazardous prescribing. It is also used to help measure the impact of improvements designed to reduce this harm.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?|
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||No|
|How long the data is kept||5 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?||NHS Business Services Authority (BSA) (prescribing records) and Hospital Episodes Statistics (HES) dataset|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems