To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 19 May 2021 to Question 707 on Medical Records: Data Protection, what the criteria are for making reference sets held at NHS Digital available for research and planning.
24 May 2021
Applications for data are assessed against the Data Access Request Service Standards.
These are reviewed and assessed by NHS Digital, in addition to independent oversight provided by the Independent Group Advising on the Release of Data. For the release of GPES Data for Pandemic Planning and Research and for future release of General Practice Data for Planning and Research, the Professional Advisory Group will also be consulted.