Your Data Matters

 

Your health records contain a type of data called confidential patient information. This data can be used to help with research and planning.

You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. You can also make a choice for someone else like your children under the age of 13.

Your choice will only apply to the health and care system in England. This does not apply to health or care services accessed in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

It’s helpful for us to share information about your health and care with other
We do not share all your details, but we do share a summary of current problems and information about:
• Current medication
• Allergies
• Any recent tests
• Diagnosis
• Procedures or investigations
• Any risks or warnings

Whenever someone from another healthcare organisation wants to see
your record they will always ask you if it’s OK first. If you say ‘no’ they will
not be able to see any information.

Your Choice

You can stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. Find out how to make your choice.

 If you're happy with your confidential patient information being used for research and planning you do not need to do anything.

Any choice you make will not impact your individual care.

For more information visit: www.nottinghamnortheastccg.nhs.uk/mig



 
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