Clinical Entrepreneur

Purposes for processing and categories of personal data

As part of the NHS Mandate, NHS England has developed the Clinical Entrepreneur Training Programme which is designed to offer opportunities for junior doctors and wider health professionals to develop their entrepreneurial aspirations during their clinical training period. The Clinical Entrepreneur Training Programme forms part of NHS England’s wider programme of innovation.

NHS England process the following categories of personal data in relation to the Clinical Entrepreneur Training Programme:

  • Name and contact details
  • Date of birth
  • Educational and employment background
  • Any other information provided within individual CVs
  • Information relating to their innovation proposal and progress in its development

The purposes for processing the above categories of personal data are:

  • To ensure the suitability of individuals applying for the programme
  • To ensure the suitability of the mentoring and educational events available to applicants
  • To maintain distribution lists in relation to the programme
  • To maintain distribution list in relation to other events and funding opportunities

Sources of the data

The data is provided by applicants, partners and mentors to the programme

Categories of recipients

  • University and higher education training partners
  • Department of Health and ALBs
  • Other Government Departments
  • Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs)
  • Heath charities, third sector organisations and social enterprises
  • Health industry organisations
  • Mentors to the programme (selected by applicants to the programme)

Legal basis for processing

For the GDPR purposes NHS England’s lawful basis for processing is Article 6(1)(e) – ‘…exercise of official authority…’.