National Data Opt-Out
National data opt-out allows patients to opt-out of their confidential information being used by the NHS for research and planning. It only applies to information being shared for purposes beyond an individual’s care and treatment, it does not apply to information sharing for direct care
All practices must have procedures in place to identify whether they have data disclosures where the national data opt-out applies, and if so, how they will remove the records of patients who have registered an opt-out. Our practice is compliant with the national data opt-out policy.