Out of Area Placements (OAPs) in Mental Health Services: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Out of Area Placements (OAPs) in Mental Health Services system and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||Collection of details when patients are placed outside of their usual Community and Mental Health Team network of local services, for acute mental health service provision. This is for monitoring and ultimately reducing the numbers of patients in inappropriate out of area placements.|
|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 from 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 mental health services via the Clinical Audit Platform (CAP).|
|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 audit monitors OAPs in mental health services for adults in acute in patient care to support the government's ambition to stop them by 2020-21.