The Personal Demographics Service (PDS) is the national electronic database of NHS patient details such as name, address, date of birth and NHS Number (known as demographic information).
For patients - what information about me is on the Personal Demographics Service database (PDS)?
For NHS staff - information governance around PDS
The Personal Demographics Service
The PDS helps healthcare professionals to identify patients and match them to their health records. It also allows them to contact and communicate with patients.
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