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Supporting patients - information and resources


Find leaflets, posters, recommended text for privacy notices and more information for health and care staff to use, so you can support patients on the national data opt-out.

Resources for patients

'Your Data Matters to the NHS' posters and handouts were sent to GP practices, NHS Trusts, pharmacies and dental practices in June 2018. These materials should be displayed in patient and public waiting areas.

Use the 'Your Data Matters to the NHS' resources below to help raise awareness.

You can also order copies of posters, patient handouts and accessible materials (such as Easy Read, braille, audio and large print versions) from the Health and Social Care Publications Orderline.

General resources

Download an A4 poster - Your Data Matters to the NHS.

Download a patient handout - Your Data Matters to the NHS.

Download the Envisage waiting room screen presentation - Your Data Matters to the NHS.

Download the Jayex waiting room screen presentation - Your Data Matters to the NHS.

Accessible resources

Watch a British Sign Language video of the patient handout.

Listen to an audio version of the patient handout.

Order a braille version of the patient handout.

Download the Easy Read booklet of the handout, designed for people with learning disabilities.

Tailored resources for specific audiences

Guidance for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) patients

Guidance for carers

Guidance for young people

More information for patients with a previous type 2 opt-out

Other languages

The 'Your Data Matters to the NHS' patient handout is also available in the following languages.

Albanian - Shqip

Amharic - አማርኛ

Arabic - العربية

Chinese - 中文

Farsi - فارسی

Pashto - پښتو

Kurdish Sorani - کوردی سۆرانی

Tamil - தமிழ்

Tigrinya - ትግርኛ

Urdu - اردو

Welsh - Cymraeg

Recommended text for privacy notices

Recommended text to include in your organisation's patient privacy notice.

Privacy notice text

Last edited: 18 December 2018 3:58 pm