IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS RE INFORMATION SHARING
NHS England intend to share some of the information held by your GP Practice with other NHS services to help plan and improve services.
IF YOU DO NOT WANT YOUR INFORMATION TO BE SHARED PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY AND LET US KNOW.
We will add a code to your records which will stop any of your information being downloaded to HSCIC (Health and Social Care Information Centre)
If you have no objections to your information being shared with HSCIC but do not want this information to be shared by them with other services we can add a code to your records to prevent this from happening
NHS England have produced a leaflet explaining what information they will be collecting and how it will be used.
View leaflet - Better Information means better care leaflet
View FAQ’s (PDF, 153KB) - Care Data Patient FAQs
The practice has NO choice but to allow the HSCIC to extract this information unless patients instruct us not to allow their information to be used.
OPT OUT FORMS CAN BE DOWNLOADED BY CLICKING HERE (PDF, 137KB) AND ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FROM RECEPTION.