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Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI) data
|How we use the information (processing activities)||
Provision of national statistics on mortality rates in hospital trusts.
|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||3 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|
|Where does this data come from?||Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) data and Death Registration data|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Legal obligation (Commencement Order) and management of health and social care systems