People Pulse Project

Purposes for processing

The aim of the “People Pulse” project is to support active listening and understanding of the views of NHS employee experiences which will help shape actions at a local, regional and national level.  

Sources of data

This project is not mandatory and those NHS employees who wish to participate are able to provide their information which will be collected and administered via a website https://www.nhspeoplepulse.com/england.

Categories of personal data and recipients

The data voluntarily provided will be: NHS organisation, region, job type, gender, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation and carer arrangements. This data is necessary for synthesising information for our decision making on what further support we can provide to the provider organisations.

Legal basis for processing

For GDPR purposes NHS England’s and NHS Improvement’s lawful basis for processing is: Article 6(1)(e) – ‘…exercise of official authority…’ and for processing special categories (health) data the bases are: Article 9(2)(b) – ‘…support NHS employees…’ and 9(2)(h) – ‘…for health or social care…’.