“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 Authority.”
Fair processing statement specific to fit note:
“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 GP practice in writing if you want to object and we will mark this in your medical record. The solution that the Health and Social Care Information Centre is developing to implement objections will be operational by January 2016.