Sonning Common Health Centre

Sonning Common Health Centre

39 Wood Lane, Reading, RG4 9SW

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NHS Digital Opt Out of sharing your data

Posted on June 15th, 2021

We are required by law to share some data from patients’ clinical records with NHS Digital under the General Practice Data for Planning and Research Directions 2021. For more information, including how to opt-out of sharing of your records, please click this link: https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/data-collections-and-data-sets/data-collections/general-practice-data-for-planning-and-research/gp-privacy-notice

You may have seen articles in the news about GP data being shared to third parties, deadlines to opt out etc. You can make a decision about what you would like to do with your individual data by opting in (no action needed) or opting out.

Type 1 Opt Out: if you do not want your patient data shared with NHS Digital, you can register a Type 1 Opt out with us.  Please complete this form: Medconfidential Website and return to the health centre by posting it to Sonning Common Health Centre, emailing schc.admin@nhs.net or posting through our letterbox marked for the Admin team.  Please complete a form for every family member.

For children under 13 years of age, please read point 2 on the medconfidential.org website and complete the form.

Printed forms are available from reception for patients who do not have access to a printer. The deadline of 23rd June has been extended to 25th August 2021 to precede new GP Data upload date of the 1st September 2021.

Type 2 Opt Out: (also known as National Data Opt Out): if you do not want NHS Digital to share your identifiable patient data with anyone else for purposes beyond your own care, which has been already shared with them (or to opt back in, if you have previous opted out).

Please note, as a GP practice we cannot process Type 2 (National Data Opt out).  You can only do this the following way: If you want to Opt out of National Data you need to complete the online form: https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/manage-your-choice/

For further information please visit NHS Digital Website