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Our organisation structure

NHS Digital is arranged into seven directorates, which work together to improve health and social care.

Our structure

We empower and enable sustainable delivery through organisation-wide specialist functions which ensure alignment to the health and social care system.

Responsible person: Vacancy

Designs and delivers new applications and services commissioned by NHS England, NHS Improvement, Public Health England and other arm’s-length bodies to help citizens, patients and clinicians across primary, secondary and social care. Leverages the external healthcare market and fosters digital knowledge, understanding and appetite across the system.

Responsible person: Ben Davison (interim)

As the data custodian for the health and care system, has primary responsibility for driving data quality, linking data across the system, and providing reliable statistics and insights. Guided by an absolute respect for data privacy and a commitment to empowering healthcare research and the UK life sciences sector.

Responsible person: Tom Denwood

Provides the core infrastructure and platforms that connect the vast number of digital service providers across the health and care system. Delivers an increasing number of platforms to support NHS Digital’s data management and product development activities by facilitating cloud usage, identity and access management.

Responsible person: Andrew Meyer

Responsible for the reliable, performant and secure operation of all the live systems and services that we operate for the health and care system. Includes the Information Technology Operations Centre (ITOC), Data Security Centre and the Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC).

Responsible person: Vacancy

To be the centre of expertise and management for finance, estates, commercial, people and workforce, working in close partnership with all business areas. To be an influencer and driver of change and innovation throughout the health and care system.

Responsible person: Carl Vincent

To enable NHS Digital to successfully deliver on its objectives to be considered a trusted and valued business partner across health and social care.

Responsible person: James Hawkins
Last edited: 11 February 2020 2:31 pm