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General Practice Data for Planning and Research Directions 2021

Directions given by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate an information system for the collection and analysis of General Practice data for health and social care purposes. 



Health and social care purposes include but are not limited to

  • health and social care policy, planning and commissioning purposes;
  • public health purposes, including COVID-19 purposes as described in the COVID-19 Public Health Directions 2020 (as amended from time to time); and
  • research

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Last edited: 12 May 2021 7:59 am