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Medical Records: Data Protection

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 49126, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 17 June 2021 to Question 10377 on Medical Records: Data Protection, what proportion of the registered addresses for the organisations with which his Department shares NHS Digital data sets are overseas.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

21 October 2021

The Data Access Request Service (DARS) provides clinicians, researchers and commissioners the data required to help improve NHS services. NHS Digital does this in line with the Data Access Service Process and holds Data Sharing Framework Contracts and Data Sharing Agreements. 1.1% of Data Controllers for the DARS have registered addresses outside of the United Kingdom.

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