This practice may supply personal health data to comply with its legal obligations from time to time, as directed by the Secretary of State for Health, or other recognised Statutory Authorities.
The new extraction is anonymised data on the use of fit notes is being provided to the HSCIC on behalf of Department of Health, and the Department for Work and Pensions. This will enable the Department for Work and Pensions to undertake research analysis to inform policy relating to employment and sickness absence, including evaluation of Fit for Work. Please inform your reception if you want to object and they will mark this in your medical record.
For further information please visit this website:- http://www.hscic.gov.uk/yourinfo