NHS Scotland is improving the way it uses information from GP patient records.

The way information from GP patient records is used to help plan health and care services in Scotland is improving.

Being able to use this information will mean NHS Scotland can improve the quality of care, better plan services for people with health needs and support research into new treatments.

You have a choice about your patient record being used in this way. To find out more go to http://www.spire.scot.nhs.uk/ or call NHS inform on 0800224488.