Health and Social Care Information Centre - Care Data

Please note: The collection of care data by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) is not related to the Summary Care Record

The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) was set up as an Executive Non Departmental Public Body (ENDPB) in April 2013.   One of their responsibilities is collecting national health and social data.   Please see the NHS website link below for more information on how this affects you:

http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/records/healthrecords/Pages/care-data.aspx

Download the patient information leaflet (PDF, 344Kb)

Information Leaflet with Opt-Out Form

You can also opt out using this website: https://www.faxyourgp.com/

There is an NHS video which you can view here: http://youtu.be/3Pkb65rwZVI

If you have any further queries, a national helpline has been set up which you can call: 0300 456 3531