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NHS Digital service desks
NHS Digital also operates some other service desks, which may be able to help with technical enquiries.
|Service desk||Deals with enquiries about||Telephone|
|Cyber security||Report cyber security concerns||0300 303 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Exeter helpdesk||OpenExeter||0300 303 email@example.com|
|NHS national service desk||Spine, Secondary Uses Service (SUS) and National Back Office||0300 303 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Information standards service desk||Coding products including SNOMED-CT and ICD||0300 303 email@example.com|
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