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Commissioning and Planning

Data Processing Purposes

  • Managing and planning the NHS
  • Making sure our services can meet patient needs in the future
  • Submissions for commissioning purposes and national collections
  • Preparing statistics in NHS performance and activity
  • To plan future services to meeting future healthcare needs
  • To prepare statistics on NHS performance and activity
  • Seeking feedback on NHS services via the NHS National Patient Survey Programme (NPSP)

Information may be shared with

  • Integrated Care Boards (ICB)
  • Integrated Care Systems (ICS)
  • Department of Health - NHS England

You can choose whether your confidential patient information is used for planning - Click to find out more 

Lawful Basis

  • GDPR Article 6(1)(e): Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller
  • GDPR Article 6(1)(c): processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject