To provide the Secretary of State and others with information and reports on the status, activity and performance of the NHS. The provide specific reporting functions on identified
What are my Options?
None, the Practice is required by law to provide information when required.
Some, but not all, of this data is subject to the National Opt-out scheme which allows patients to opt out of their confidential patient information being used for research and planning.
What is the impact?
An opt-out would mean your data is not included in any analysis or statistics. An opt-out does not cover all circumstances for example COVID-19 research. See the NHS-England-Directions link below for full details.
NHS Digital is the secure central database of NHS patient data.