Data Protection and Security Information

Balham Park Surgery Data Privacy Notice

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The National Data Opt-Out is to opt-out of sharing your data for research and planning within the NHS. The different types of data opt outs are explained below.

For further information on how your data is used by NHS Digital please go to: NHS Digital Corporate Information

Type 1 Data Opt-Out 

You can opt-out of data sharing if you do not want your confidential patient information held in your GP medical record to be used for purposes other than your individual care.

To do this complete the form below and email to [email protected]

Click here to download our Type 1 Opt-Out Form

Type 2 Data Opt-Out/ National Data Opt-Out

This cannot be done via your GP practice. The National Data Opt-out stops information being shared by NHS England and other NHS services which is not being shared for the purpose of direct patient care.

You can use the link below to visit the NHS Website and complete the National Data Opt-out form.

Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning – NHS (

Please note: Patient identifiable/ sensitive data is never shared with outside services unless we have a legal right or obligation for doing so.

We are fully compliant with the Data Protection Act 2018 (and GDPR18).