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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 mission

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



Find out about the campaigns we are running, including our campaign to showcase some of our expert women in IT.



NHS Digital has a wide range of roles where you can help make health and social care better

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    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.

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    Keeping patient data safe

    We are the guardians of patient data, making sure it's protected, and only ever used for the good of health and care. We advise health and care on cyber and data security.

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    Our projects

    These are collaborations between NHS Digital and health and social care bodies or stakeholders. See how we're working with partners to improve digital innovation, inclusion, standards and more.

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    NHS Digital Board

    Our Board is made up of our executive directors and non-executive directors, and reports to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).

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    Future Board meetings

    Public sessions of the board are held regularly. Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe these meetings.

Contact us

Patients in need of medical advice should call dial 111 from their telephone, or use the online service at

For more help, see our contact us page.

Technology suppliers 

NHS Digital needs to work with suppliers to transform health and care through technology. Come to our events and sign up for our bulletin.