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About NHS Digital

We're the national information and technology partner to the health and social care system. We're using digital technology to transform the NHS and social care.

Our vision

Our vision is to harness the power of information and technology to improve health and care.

Transforming health and care through technology

Delivering the strategy set out in Personalised Health and Care 2020.

Our role and remit in the health service

NHS Digital supplies information and data to the health service, provides vital technological infrastructure, and helps different parts of health and care work together.

Keeping patient data safe

We are the guardians of patient data, making sure it is protected and handled securely, and only ever used for the good of health and care.

NHS Digital Board

Our Board reports to the Department of Health.

Clinical leadership

See the doctors, nurses and other professionals working within NHS Digital to make sure we provide the best services for health and care.

Executive team

Our senior staff team members oversee all areas of our work to transform health and care.

Careers

We have offices around England and we employ 2,500 staff as IT specialists, programme and project managers, statisticians, analysts, and information security experts.

We are always looking for new people to join our teams.

Our vacancies can be found at NHS Digital Jobs.

Corporate information and documents

View and download reports, strategic documents and other corporate information.

NHS Digital's annual reports and accounts

Our annual reports and accounts are laid before parliament every year. Download our latest annual report for 2016-17, and reports for previous years.

NHS Digital's plans for 2017-18

Download a summary or the full version of our business plan for 2017-18

NHS Digital and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

What we're doing to prepare for the new data protection law, to make sure health and care data is always collected, stored, analysed and shared securely and legally.

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Contact us

If you have a question, complaint or Freedom of Information request you can email our customer service centre or call us on 0300 303 5678.

We have a dedicated Press Office for all media enquiries.

Nursing and NHS Digital

Our products and services are leading to major changes in the way nurses deliver care at the bedside and in the community. Find out more about what we're doing and how it benefits both nurses and patients.

NHSmail

Sign in to your secure NHS email. NHSmail is a secure email service approved for sharing sensitive information.

Electronic Prescription Service

The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) sends electronic prescriptions from GP surgeries to pharmacies.

Summary Care Records (SCR)

The SCR is an electronic record of important patient information, created from GP medical records.

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Have a question? Call us on 0300 303 5678 or contact enquiries@nhsdigital.nhs.uk.

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