You may have seen, over the last few weeks, discussion in the news about the NHS plans to share people’s health records with commercial third parties. There had been a deadline of 23rd June 2021 for people to opt-out of this, if they wished (with the data collection starting on 1st July). This date has recently been delayed from 1st July to 1st September 2021.
NHS Digital has developed a new way to collect data from GPs’ medical patient records, called the “General Practice Data for Planning and Research data collection”. For more information, please click on this link to the NHS website: