Opting out of NHS Digital collecting your data (Type 1 Opt-out) IMPORTANT PATIENT INFORMATION – action required before 1st July 2021

Your health records contain a type of data called confidential patient information. This data can be used to help with research and planning. You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. You can also make a choice for someone else like your children under the age of 13. NHS Digital will never sell your data. There are strict rules about how NHS can use your data. It’s only shared securely and safety. Shared data helps the NHS.

If you’re happy with your confidential patient information being used for research and planning you do not need to do anything.

Any choice you make will not impact on your individual care. Please click on the link below to find out more and opt out if you wish to do so.

https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/data-collections-and-data-sets/data-collections/general-practice-data-for-planning-and-research/transparency-notice?fbclid=IwAR2h07o26rVYlJLrCCuoA65NSwYJhDVMzWyyLSa_nevV2VTdtzpSvCL6DmE#top

Data sharing with NHS Digital will start on 1st July 2021

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