Data Sharing – Opt Out Information

Dear Patients,

There has been a lot of talk in the media lately regarding data sharing by GP Practice’s we would like to reassure you that we would never sell your data or release it to parties outside of the NHS without your consent.

Please find the below links which will give you information on how the NHS stores and uses your data.

If after watching the video and reading the information, you would still like to opt out of the data sharing please use the below link to complete your information or the telephone number for NHS Digital Contact Centre

You can make or change a choice for:

  • yourself
  • children under the age of 13
  • someone you can legally make decisions for

Make your choice about sharing data from your health records – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

NHS Digital Contact Centre phone number: 0300 303 5678

Your choice will be entered into your records by NHS Digital and they will inform us of the choice, there is no need for you to contact your practice regarding this.

If you wish to register a Type 1 Opt-Out, please complete the Register your Type 1 Opt-Out Preference form, we will record this information on your medical records.