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Choose whether data from your health records is shared for research and planning Posted on 9 Jun 2021

Choose whether data from your health records is shared for research and planning 

There have been posts on social media with false information about opting out of sharing your data with the NHS.

 Here’s what you need to know:

There is no 30th September deadline for opting out of sharing your data. You can opt out at any time.

NHS Digital will never sell your data.

There are strict rules about how the NHS can use your data. It’s only shared securely and safely.

Shared data helps the NHS. It has been used to find the first treatment for coronavirus and for vaccine research.

Click on the following links to read more and opt out if you choose to NHS UK – your NHS data matters

Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning

Posted on June 7th, 2021

There have been posts on social media with false information about opting out of sharing your data with the NHS.

 https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/


https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/data-collections-and-data-sets/data-collections/general-practice-data-for-planning-and-research#opting-out

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