There are two type of data opt out's available to patients;
Type 1 Opt-Out prevents information being shared outside a GP practice for purposed other than direct care.
Type one opt-out is recorded by your GP practice in your medical notes. To submit a type one opt out, please complete the below form;
Type 2 Opt-Out prevents information being shared outside NHS Digital for purposed beyond the individual’s direct care. (known as National Data Opt-Out)
Type 2 opt-out is recorded by NHS digital (not your GP practice), you can use the below website or contact them 0300 303 5678 on for more information about recording your opt out choice;