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Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP): GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP) system, and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Provision of the National Diabetes Audit (NDA) for individuals with diabetes to improve their care.
|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||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?||General Practice (GP) medical records|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems
Where NHS Digital uses this data
This pilot looked at how GP practices record information on non-diabetic hyperglycaemia, (pre-diabetes), to identify the best way to add this data to the National Diabetes Audit dataset.