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General Practice Data for Planning and Research: GP Practice Privacy Notice

We have been asked to share the following website that gives information on “How and why general practice shares your data with NHS Digital for planning and research”.

You may have read about this in the news and may be aware that the NHS Digital implementation planned date of June 8, 2021 has now beed delayed.

The privacy notice is available in full here:

Under data protection law we must tell you about how we use your personal information. This includes the personal information that we share with other organisations and why we do so. Our main GP practice privacy notice is on our website. This additional privacy notice provides details about the personal information that we are sharing with NHS Digital for its General Practice Data for Planning and Research data collection.

The website linked to above explains, amongst other things:

  • How sharing patient data with NHS Digital helps the NHS and you
  • What data is shared about you with NHS Digital
  • The data we share
  • How to opt out if you wish to opt out
  • The two different types of opt out
  • Our legal basis for sharing data with NHS Digital

Please read the privacy notice as it is important you understand how your data is shared and what to do if you wish to opt out.

23 July 2021