If you don’t want your identifiable patient data to be shared for purposes except for your own care, you can opt-out by registering a Type 1 Opt-out.

This collection will start on 1 July 2021 so if you do not want your data to be shared with NHS Digital please register your Type 1 Opt-out with the surgery by September 2021.

The data held in your GP medical records is shared with other healthcare professionals for the purposes of your individual care. It is also shared with other organisations to support health and care planning and research.
If you do not want your personally identifiable patient data to be shared outside of your GP practice for purposes except your own care, you can register an opt-out with your GP practice. This is known as a Type 1 Opt-out.

To register a Type 1 Opt-out, for yourself or for a dependent (if you are the parent or legal guardian of the patient) (to Opt-out) you can download the form from the link below and then returning it to the surgery before the deadline of June 23rd 2021


More information about this matter can be viewed on the NHS Digital website here

Vacancies at Bildeston Health Centre

June 2021

We currently have a vacancy for a Qualified Dispenser - to Level 2 Dispensary / Pharmacy NVQ trained.

22.5 hours per week.  Salary according to experience.

Brief outline of vacancy:

To provided a point of contact for patients.  To utilise skill, knowledge and training to process and dispense medication to patients in accordance with the principles of good practice.  

Please contact Katie Simmons, Dispensary for further information either telephone on 01449 740254 or by emailing