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Creating a new NHS England: Health Education England, NHS Digital and NHS England have merged. More about the merger.
This annual report reflects on both the challenges that the organisation has faced and the achievements accomplished over this time including:
the rollout of a unified free Wi-Fi system across the NHS estate, with comprehensive access expected by April 2019
the establishment of the new NHS Apps Library to help members of the public find the right digital tools to manage and improve their health
the transfer of 1.1 million email accounts to the new NHSmail2 programme - the largest single-tenancy email migration in the world
100 per cent reliability for messaging on The Spine over the whole year with response times for users 14 times faster, despite traffic increasing by nearly two thirds
publishing 292 official and national statistical publications and 30 clinical audit reports, including the National Diabetes Audit, the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey and the new statistics on the health and care of people with learning disabilities
NHS Digital annual report and accounts 2016 to 2017