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Secondary Uses Service (SUS)+ data: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Secondary Uses Service (SUS)+ data: GDPR information and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
The Secondary Uses Service (SUS +) is a collection of health care data required by hospitals and used for planning health care, supporting payments, commissioning policy development and research.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
See the data release register for more details.
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||No|
|How long the data is kept||20 years maximum|
|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?||NHS funded organisations providing health and care|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems
Where NHS Digital uses this data
Our service allows commissioners and providers to use data for secondary uses such as planning, commissioning and calculating payments.