Make your choice about sharing data from your health records
Making a choice about sharing data from your health records for use with research and planning.
Opt out link for NHS DIGITAL (NHS X) sharing your details and information.
(Scroll to the bottom of this NHS website page to fill in the form)
Then opt out of your GP medical records by contacting your surgery separately.
It's your data, not the NHS's. You control who gets to see and use it
Use this service to:
choose if your confidential patient information is used for research and planning
change or check your current choice
Your choice will be applied by:
all other health and care organisations by 31 July 2022 (delayed from March 2020 to allow organisations to focus on the COVID-19 outbreak). Read more about the extension to the compliance deadline for national data opt-out.
Any choice you make will not impact your individual care.