Mental Health Minimum Data Set (MHMDS): GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Mental Health Minimum Data Set (MHMDS) and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||Monitoring and improving specialist mental health, learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder services in England.|
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
See the data release register for more details.
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||Within Europe|
|How long the data is kept||20 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?||Providers of specialist secondary mental health and / or learning disabilities and / or autism spectrum disorder services.|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems
Where NHS Digital uses this data
Why and how we process your data in the Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS), and your rights.
The Mental Health Minimum Data Set (MHMDS) was renamed Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Data Set (MHLDDS) following an expansion in scope (from September 2014) to include people in contact with learning disability services for the first time.