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NHS Pathways authoring tool: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the NHS Pathways authoring tool: GDPR information and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Supporting and managing the NHS Pathways clinical reference data. NHS Pathways is a clinical tool used for assessing, triaging and directing contact from the public to urgent and emergency care services such as 999, GP out-of-hours and NHS 111. It enables patients to be triaged effectively and ensures that they are directed to the most appropriate service available at the time of contact.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||Within Europe|
|How long the data is kept||8 years minimum after no longer required|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Public task|
|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?||Data subject|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Public task, Management of Health and Care systems and Health and Social Care Act - Additional functions
Where NHS Digital uses this data
Find out about NHS Pathways, a clinical tool used for assessing, triaging and directing the public to urgent and emergency care services. Learn more about the about the benefits of the service, how it works and how to use it.