National data opt-out programme

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Friday 25th May 2018 is a momentous day for data protection with the introduction of GDPR. But with your inbox flooded with updated data privacy statements, you may have missed that NHS Digital is launching its national data opt-out programme on the same day, to give patients more control over their data.

This will offer patients and the public the opportunity to make an informed choice about whether they wish their confidential patient information to be used just for their individual care and treatment or also for research and planning purposes. Read More…