National Data Opt-Out Programme



National Data Opt-Out Programme


NHS Digital is developing a new system to support the national data opt-out which will give patients more control over how confidential patient information is used. The system will offer patients and the public the opportunity to make an informed choice about whether they wish their confidential patient information to be used just for their individual care and treatment or also used for research and planning purposes.


Patients and the public who decide they do not want their confidential patient information used for planning and research purposes will be able to set their national data opt-out choice online.


For further opt-out information, please visit the NHS Digital site:


https://digital.nhs.uk/services/national-data-opt-out


And if you would like to opt-out, you can follow the process using the link below;


https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/manage-your-choice/


Our practice policy on this subject is available to review below:




IG National Data Opt Out Policy



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