There have been recent articles in the press about the NHS sharing your data and having the option to opt-out by the 23rd June 2021.
The data held in the GP medical records of patients is used every day to support health and care planning, and research in England to help find better treatments and improve patient outcomes for everyone.
NHS Digital has developed a new way to collect this data, called the General Practice Data for Planning and Research data collection.
The new data collection reduces the burden on GP practices, allowing Doctors and other staff to focus on patient care.
You can watch the below video which will help give you more insight:
You can also find more information on our Privacy Notice, please follow this link:
You have until June 23, 2021 to opt-out of your NHS data being shared with researchers and companies outside of the national health service.
You can do this by registering your preference below:
Last Updated: 02nd June 2021