TYPE 1 OPT-OUT
GENERAL PRACTICE DATA FOR PLANNING AND RESEARCH

Please note that General Practice has been legally required by the Secretary of State to allow the extraction by NHS Digital of healthcare data and this data will be extracted centrally by NHS Digital.

As well as using your information to support the delivery of care to you, your data may be used by NHS Digital to help improve the way health and social care is delivered to patients and service users throughout England. From the 1st September 2021, NHS Digital will securely extract your information to provide access to patient data to the NHS and other organisations who need to use it, to improve health and social care for everyone. 

To learn more about this, CLICK HERE

 

To access our Privacy Notice, CLICK HERE

Type 1 Opt-Out prevents information being shared outside a GP practice for purposed other than direct care.

 

A Type 1 Opt-Out should prevent identifiable information about a patient being extracted from their GP Record and uploaded to any other organisation for purposes other than their direct care.

If you do not want your identifiable data to be shared outside of the GP Practice for purposes except for their own care you can register an opt-out by completing the form below.

You can use this form to:

  • register a Type 1 Opt-out, for yourself or for a dependent (if you are the parent or legal guardian of the patient) (to Opt-out)

  • withdraw an existing Type 1 Opt-out, for yourself or a dependent (if you are the parent or legal guardian of the patient) if you have changed your preference (Opt-in)

Thank you for submitting the form.

We have received your form and will process your request as soon as possible.

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Details of parent or legal guardian

If you are filling in this form on behalf of a dependent e.g. a child, the GP practice will first check that you have the authority to do so.  Please complete the details below:

Your decision