At NHS Digital, we collect personal information for two main reasons:
- because of our official role as the safe haven for patient data in England
- as part of our normal business
You can read more about our role in health and care, and why we collect personal information from medical records. Those pages contain important information on your choices about your confidential patient information.
This page is about the personal information we may collect about you as part of our normal business. We want you to understand why we hold and process this information, and your choices.
We always collect, hold and process information securely and legally.