GP Extraction Opt Out – Type 1
Prevent information from being shared outside GP practices for purposes other than direct care. This can be done at GP practice level by adding a read code to patient record.
To register your preference, please fill out our Register your Type 1 Opt-Out Preference form.
National Data Opt Out – Type 2
Prevent information being shared outside NHS Digital for purposes beyond the patient’s direct care.
If patients wish to apply Type 2 National Data Opt Out they must do this directly with NHS Digital.
They can do this in a few ways:
1. By visiting www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/manage-your-choice and following the instructions
2. Emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Calling 0300 303 5678 (lines are open Monday -Friday 09:00-17:00)
4. Writing to:
National Data Opt Out
7 and 8 Wellington Place