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Medical Records: Data Protection

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 24964, tabled on 30 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that people are able to retain control of their own patient GP data when interacting with NHS Digital and the General Practice Data for Planning and Research programme.

This is a holding answer. It may be superseded/updated at a future date.

Answered on

5 July 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

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