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National Diabetes Audit (NDA) Core: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the National Diabetes Audit (NDA) Core system, and your rights.
|Controller||NHS Digital and NHS England/Improvement (Joint Controllers)|
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Provision of the National Diabetes Audit to check individuals with diabetes are receiving annual care checks, their treatment targets and potentially identify those at high risk of developing diabetes.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?|
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||Not for the purposes of processing it by NHS Digital. It may be transferred outside of the UK if this is approved by NHS Digital through the DARS process for any particular dissemination|
|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, Specialist Diabetes Services (Secondary Care), Diabetic Eye Screening Services and Structured Education Providers.|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems
Where NHS Digital uses this data
The Core National Diabetes Audit (NDA) is one of the largest annual clinical audits in the world, integrating data from both primary and secondary care sources, making it the most comprehensive audit of its kind.