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Hospitals: Data Protection

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 257545, tabled on 22 May 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of subject access requests made to NHS hospitals were responded to within the correct timescale since the General Data Protection Regulation came into force; and what steps he is taking to reduce the volume of those requests.

Answered on

7 June 2019

We do not currently collect this data. Individual trusts may hold this data but are not required to share this with the Government. There are currently no steps being taken to reduce the volume of these requests.