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Publication, Part of

Care Information Choices - April 2016

Other reports and statistics
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Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Country, Clinical Commissioning Groups, GP practices, Dental practices, Pharmacies and clinics
Date Range:
Snapshot on 07 Apr 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.

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Last edited: 11 April 2018 4:03 pm