Transparency data

Hospital Episode Statistics: CMA process

How the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) collects, uses and protects Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) data.



This document sets out how the CMA acquires, uses and protects HES data, which is provided by NHS Digital, in order to fulfil its statutory duties in merger control, and to undertake research to help fulfil its merger control functions.

Published 21 April 2017