General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR)
NHS Digital have announced from 1st September 2021 they will be sharing patient data held in GP Medical records to support health and care planning and research in England. This means that a patients anonymised data can be shared with third parties for research purposes. More information can be found on this on the NHS Digital Website
If you are aged 13 or over do not want the practice to share your data for purposes except for your own care, you can opt out by registering a Type 1 Opt out form or a National Opt Out. You can print out the Type 1 form and hand to the practice or email the completed form to email@example.com. Alternatively you can ask at reception for a form. For anyone under age 13 the parent or guardian can complete the Type 1 form on their behalf.
The national opt out can be completed using the online service above, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to National Data Opt Out, Contact Centre, NHS Digitial, HM Government, 7 and 8 Wellington Place, Lees, LS1 4AP.
Under the data protection law we must tell you about how we use your personal information. Our main GP practice privacy notice is on our website. This additional privacy notice provides details about the personal information that we are sharing with NHS Digital for its General Practice Data for Planning and Research data collection Practice Privacy Notice - GPDPR