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GPES data for pandemic planning and research (COVID-19)
To support the response to the coronavirus outbreak, NHS Digital has been legally directed to collect and analyse healthcare information about patients, including from their GP record, for the duration of the coronavirus emergency period. See GPES data for pandemic planning and research (COVID-19) for more information.
- the GP Data Collector tool to query the database
- extraction tools (GPET-E) designed by clinical system suppliers
For information about the development of GPES, see our Independent Advisory Group (IAG) documents.
Find out about the General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) Domain Message Specification.