The national data opt-out allows patients to choose to stop their confidential patient information from being used for purposes beyond their individual care.
- The national data opt-out cannot be set through GP systems.
- Anyone registered with the NHS who has an NHS number can register an opt-out online or via a contact centre, details of which are included in the leaflet below.
- For more information see :https://digital.nhs.uk/national-data-opt-out.
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