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Summary Care Record (SCR): GDPR information
Why and how we process your data in the Summary Care Record system, and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
The Summary Care Record (SCR) is an electronic record of important patient health information created from General Practice (GP) medical records. It can be seen and used by authorised staff in the health and care system involved in the patient's direct care.
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
Authorised health and care staff
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||No|
|How long the data is kept||Life + 30 years minimum|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Legal obligation|
|How can you withdraw your consent?||
Consent not the basis for processing - An Opt Out option is available via patient's general practice (GP)
|Is the data subject to decisions made solely by computers? (automated decision making)||No|
|Where does this data come from?||General Practice (GP) medical records|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Direction) and management of health and social care systems
Where NHS Digital uses this data
Summary Care Records (SCR) are an electronic record of important patient information, created from GP medical records. They can be seen and used by authorised staff in other areas of the health and care system involved in the patient's direct care.