Medical Records: Data Protection

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 27th February 2020.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many health and care organisations are compliant with the national data opt-out policy.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Under Information Standards Notice DCB3058, local health and adult social care organisations as Data Controllers are required to assure themselves that they are complying with the opt out requirements.

Relevant organisations are required to be compliant will the National Data Opt-out by 31 March 2020. Information on which organisations are compliant will be published in due course by NHS Digital.

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