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Why are we centralising GP data to support research during the pandemic?
We are working with the GP profession to establish a central collection of GP data for vital planning and research to support the coronavirus (COVID-19) response. Dr Peter Short, Clinical Lead GP Data at NHS Digital, explains the new approach.
22 May 2020
Last week, with the support of the British Medical Association (BMA) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), we issued a Data Provision Notice to GP practices in England to inform GPs that we are establishing a central data collection of GP data for coronavirus research and planning purposes during the virus outbreak.