National Data Opt-Out
Your health records contain a type of data called confidential information. There are two types of confidential data:
- something that can identify you
- something about your health care or treatment
Your confidential data can be used to help with your treatment and care. Your confidential data may also be used to plan and improve health and care services and for research to help develop cures for serious illnesses.
The National data op-out is a service that allows patients to opt out of their confidential patient information being used for research and planning.
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