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Patient Level Information Costings System (PLICS): GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Patient Level Information Costings System (PLICS) and your rights.
|Controller||NHS Digital, NHS Improvement|
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
NHS Digital is supporting NHS Improvements Costing Transformation Programme by collecting and analysing patient level costings to improve the management of health care services. This notice only covers NHS Digital’s collection and use of personal data.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
NHS Improvement (Pseudonymised Data). See Data Release Register for more details.
|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 automated decision making, analysis undertaken of PLICS data against health data to identify relevant activity.|
|Where does this data come from?||NHS Acute Trusts including use of Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) Data Set, NHS Mental Health Trusts including use of Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS) and Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set (IAPT) and NHS Ambulance trusts.|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal Obligation (Requested to establish information system), Management of health and social care systems
Where NHS Digital uses this data
NHS Improvement's Costing Transformation Programme (CTP) was established to implement Patient Level Information and Costing Systems (PLICS) across acute, mental health, ambulance and community providers.