Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS): GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS), and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||Collection of information about the care of children, young people and adults who are in contact with mental health, learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder services. This information is collected across hospital, primary care and community services.|
|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?||No|
|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. Patient preference available via opt out.
|Is the data subject to decisions made solely by computers? (automated decision making)||No|
|Where does this data come from?||NHS funded mental health, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders service providers|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems