NHS Digital's business plans, accounts and other corporate documents.
Corporate information and documents
Library of corporate information and documents
Download a summary or the full version of our business plan for 2017-18
Our annual reports and accounts are laid before parliament every year. Download our latest annual report for 2016-17, and reports for previous years.
Find out about the Department of Health Remit to NHS Digital for 2017/18, including the accountability, scope and funding of our organisation.
Review to assess the appropriateness, effectiveness and operational efficiency of tracing services carried out by NHS Digital.
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.
NHS Digital is the trading name of the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), which was established in April 2013 by the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Read about our strategy for 2015-20.
NHS Digital (previously HSCIC) provides national information, data and IT systems for health and care services. We exist to help patients, clinicians, commissioners, analysts and researchers. Our goal is to improve health and social care in England by making better use of technology, data and information. The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) was set up by the Department of Health in April 2013 and is an executive non-departmental public body. Trusted with over £1 billion of Department of Health funding, and an operating budget of £250 million, our team of 2,500 staff works to improve health and care services.
As an organisation, we value and understand differences in our people and use it to innovate. Find out about our objectives and the demographics of our workforce.
We recognise the requirement of supporting the Government's objective to eradicate modern slavery and human trafficking and the significant role NHS Digital has to play in both combating it and supporting victims. NHS Digital is committed to make sure its supply chains and business activities are free from ethical and labour standards abuse.
NHS Digital is committed to reducing our impact on the environment. This is NHS Digital's first sustainable development management Plan, covering the period 2017- 2022 and setting out a clear 'Route Map' to develop a more sustainable organisation.
The health secretary and other parts of the health service can ask NHS Digital to collect information on specific topics so that they can improve patient care.
The Independent Group Advising on the Release of Data (IGARD) considers all requests for dissemination of confidential information, as defined in Section 263 of the Health & Social Care Act, through the Data Access Request Service (DARS). We aim to improve transparency, accountability, quality and consistency through robust, independent scrutiny of NHS Digital data distributions, as well as providing a voice for stakeholders and the public.
NHS Digital is a publicly funded organisation and is committed to applying the highest standards of ethical conduct and behaviour which includes having robust controls in place to prevent fraud, bribery and corruption.
An introduction to our staff networks and how they make NHS Digital a fairer and more equal place to work.