You may have recently heard about a new NHS Digital data extract, General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPGPR), this will replace the General Practice Extraction Service 3 (GPES) extractions to allow the strategic collection, analysis and dissemination of General Practice data for health and social care purposes including but not limited to:
- health and social care policy, planning and commissioning purposes
- public health purposes, including Covid-19
While practices are not able to opt out of providing this information at source, the extraction will not include those patients who have a National Data Opt Out or a Type 1 Opt Out.
If you wish to opt out of providing this information please follow the instructions on the NHS App or you can opt out Here