The National Data Opt-Out is to opt-out of sharing your data for research and planning within the NHS. The different types of data opt outs are explained below.
For further information please see the following website.
For further information on how your data is used by NHS Digital please visit their website.
Type 1 Data Opt-Out
You can opt-out of data sharing if you do not want your confidential patient information held in your GP medical record to be extracted by NHS Digital. Please complete the following form and return it to the surgery.
Type 2 Data Opt-Out/ National Data Opt-Out
The National Data Opt-out stops information being shared by NHS England and other NHS services which is not being shared for the purpose of direct patient care. This cannot be done via your GP practice. You can opt-out by visiting the NHS Website and complete the National Data Opt-out form.