Care.data (HSCIC data sharing)
We are required by law to upload patient information on referrals and prescribing to the new Health and Social Care Information Centre where the information is used for health services planning and research. Please see the information sheet and FAQs for further information. You can also call the dedicated patient information line on 0300 456 3531 the line is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 3pm. If you wish to exclude your records from this process please complete the opt out letter and return it to the surgery, and we will enter the required exclusion code on your record.