The start of GP Data for Research and Planning (GPDfPR) will be delayed until later this year.

The first collection by NHS Digital's new patient data extraction system will be on 1 September.

You can find out more about the GPDfPR, including how to opt-out by clicking here and visiting the NHS Digital website

You can contact your GP practice to let request a Type 1 opt-out, which will prevent information in your GP medical record being used for purposes other than your individual care. You can request a Type 1 opt-out by:

- Posting us a letter, or dropping off a letter at reception

- Submitting an eConsult

- Emailing

- Calling 0208 678 5420. Please only call if you are unable to submit your request using one of the options above.

Published: Jun 9, 2021