General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) is a centrally managed, primary care, data extraction service introduced across England managed by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).
The purpose of GPES is to extract and compare data from across the NHS. This allows for data to be turned into accurate and usable management information, leading to improvements in patient care and greater efficiency across the service as a whole.
Visit NHS: Your Data Matters for more information.
National Data Opt-Out
The National data opt out service allows patients to opt out of your confidential patient information being used for research and planning, if you would like to know more please visit the following websites: