As data controllers, GPs have fair processing responsibilities under the Data Protection Act and GDPR law 2018. This means ensuring that your personal confidential data (PCD) is handled in ways that are safe, transparent and what you would reasonably expect. Please find documents and links below.
General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDfPR) – Data Collection
NHS Digital have recently announced it is setting up a new primary care data collection service which has been deferred from 1 July to 1 September 2021.
To provide more time to speak with patients, doctors, health charities and others, the collection of GP data for Planning and Research in England has been deferred from 1 July to 1 September 2021.
For a full explanation, links to Type 1 Opt-out forms, National Data Opt-out and up-to-date information, please follow the links:
Please print the Type 1 Opt-Out form and complete by hand, remembering to sign and date the form. Please complete a form for each family member who wishes to opt-out.
Please bring the forms to the Surgery to ensure we receive them, or post to Elliott Street Surgery, 145 Elliott Street, Tyldesley, M29 8FL.
For the National Data Opt-out you will need to complete this online https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/
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