There has been much media coverage about the NHS plans to share patient information to improve healthcare outcomes.
Please read this Leaflet concerning these plans to share information about patients and the care they receive in order for improvements to patient care to be made and for services to be researched.
NHS England have extended their public awareness campaign and will not start collecting data until the Autumn of 2014.
If you have any questions about this matter, please telephone the dedicated patient information line on: 0300 456 3531.
Lines are open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 3pm on Saturday.
A text ‘phone service is also available on 0208 7428620