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Care Information Choices - April 2016

Publication date: 09:30 April 20, 2016

Summary

This is the first publication of patient opt-out information. A patient may opt out, or withdraw the decision to opt out of information that identifies them being shared outside of the HSCIC for purposes beyond their direct care.

This publication reports on the number of patient opt-outs as a percentage of patients registered and details this at Clinical Commissioning Group level in England, where patient opt-out information has been received from GP practices, as of April 2016.


Key Facts

As of April 2016, 2.2 per cent of patients in England (around 1 in 45) have opted out of information that identifies them being shared outside of the HSCIC for purposes beyond direct care.


Coverage

Date Range: 07 April 2016 to 07 April 2016
Geographical coverage: England
Geographical granularity: Country, Clinical Commissioning Groups

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