Where we collect and use information that could identify you, you can make certain choices, including whether to opt out of sharing your confidential patient information.
Your choices on information we hold about you
You can decide if health and care information that could identify you is used for research and planning.
We help information on you to be shared efficiently with the professionals that care for you through the Summary Care Record system. You can opt out of having a Summary Care Record.
You can ask to see the information that NHS Digital holds about you. This is called a subject access request.
Your health and care information - what we collect, and why.
Explaining why we are legally allowed to collect health and care information.