Reasonable adjustments flag: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the reasonable adjustments flag and your rights.
|Controller||NHS Digital, Department of Health and Social Care|
|How we use the information (processing activities)||The reasonable adjustment flag supports an individuals disability requirements when accessing NHS funded health and care services. The flag is set with the individual within their health care setting and held on the NHS Summary Care Record application which is available to any authorised health and care provider the individual is receiving health or care from.|
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
Organisations providing NHS funded health and care services.
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||This data is not transferred out of the UK|
|How long the data is kept||30 years maximum after the individual becomes deceased.|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Legal obligation|
|How can you withdraw your consent?||
Consent is 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?||Organisations providing NHS funded health and care services.|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) - management of health or social care systems and services.
Where NHS Digital uses this data
The reasonable adjustment flag allows health care professionals to record, share and view the reasonable adjustments a patient will need to be made for them during their care.