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Care Data & Summary Care Record

your care data

Care Data

NHS National Care Data Programme

The National Care Data Programme is designed to better understand and improve the health of the nation; find ways of targeting, preventing, treating and managing illness and disease; and better anticipate future need for services and plan and commission accordingly.


What information about me will be collected?


The information gathered is a patient’s date of birth, full postcode, NHS Number and gender.  Also to gather information on family history, vaccinations, diagnoses, referrals, biological values (such as blood pressure, BMI and cholesterol.


The information will be transferred by a secure system.  Confidentiality is paramount and if this information is used, it will not contain information that identifies individuals. The type of information shared, and how it is shared, is controlled by law and strict confidentiality rules.


More information


Please follow the links below for more information and frequently asked questions.  If you wish to ring us to discuss just ring reception to discuss, remember it’s your view that matters so you can opt out if you wish.


Opt out

If you wish do not wish to have this information transferred please sent a letter to our Manager, Michelle Slimm including your name, date of birth, address and just request to opt out of sending information to external parties.  We assure you your wish will be acted upon and everyone has the right to opt out.


Better Care Leaflet

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find out more on the NHS England Care Data website

Care Data News Bulletin 19.02.14

Summary Care Record

Summary Care Record

Summary Care Record Opt Out Form

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