General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR)

General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR)

Practice Notice

Below is an extract from the NHS Digital webiste regarding the NHS Digital’s daily collection of GP data will support vital health and care planning and research. For full information please visit the NHS Digital website.

General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR)

The data held in the GP medical records of patients is used every day to support health and care planning and research in England, helping to find better treatments and improve patient outcomes for everyone. NHS Digital has developed a new way to collect this data, called the General Practice Data for Planning and Research data collection.

The new data collection reduces burden on GP practices, allowing doctors and other staff to focus on patient care.

NHS Digital has engaged with the British Medical Association (BMA), Royal College of GPs (RCGP) and the National Data Guardian (NDG) to ensure relevant safeguards are in place for patients and GP practices. 

Why NHS Digital collects general practice data

NHS Digital is the national custodian for health and care data in England and has responsibility for standardising, collecting, analysing, publishing and sharing data and information from across the health and social care system, including general practice.

NHS Digital collected patient data from general practices using a service called the General Practice Extraction Service (GPES), which has operated for over 10 years and now needs to be replaced.

NHS Digital has engaged with doctors, patients, data and governance experts to design a new approach to collect data from general practice that:

  • reduces burden on GP practices
  • explains clearly how data is used
  • supports processes that manage and enable lawful access to patient data to improve health and social care

Opting out

If you don’t want your identifiable patient data to be shared for purposes except for your own care, you can opt-out by registering a Type 1 Opt-out or a National Data Opt-out, or both. These opt-outs are different, for a full explaination click here. Your individual care will not be affected if you opt-out using either option.

Contact

Market Deeping Surgery

Godsey Lane
Market Deeping
Peterborough
PE6 8DD
Tel: 01778 579 000

Glinton Branch

3/4 The Green
Glinton
Peterborough
PE6 7JN
Tel: 01733 252246

Opening Times

Market Deeping Surgery

Mon – Fri: 8.00am – 6.30pm

Dispensary

Mon – Fri: 8.30am – 6.30pm

Glinton Branch

PLEASE NOTE
Due the the current COVID-19 pandemic the Glinton surgery is currently closed for patient services.

Mon – Fri: 8.30am – 6.30pm

Dispensary

Mon – Fri: 8.30am – 1.00pm
& 2.00pm – 6.30pm

Deepings Practice eConsult