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NHS Digital is the national body responsible for collecting, processing, and using data from across the NHS and social care. Each part of the NHS that you use holds its own records about you.
Control how we use your data
We process a lot of data for your direct care and we also use data in a secure and confidential way for research, planning, and managing the NHS more effectively. You can choose for your data not to be used in this way.