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Our organisation structure

NHS Digital is arranged into 8 directorates, which work together to improve health and social care.

Our structure

Product delivery

Designs and delivers new products and services commissioned by NHSX, NHS England, NHS Improvement, National Institute for Health Protection and other arm’s-length bodies to help citizens, patients and clinicians across primary, secondary and social care.

Product delivery

Data services

As the data custodian for the health and care system, data services has primary responsibility for driving data quality, linking data across the system, and providing reliable statistics and insights.

Data services

Platforms

Provides the core platforms that underpin the products and data services which we deliver within NHSD and are also made accessible to regional and local service developers.

Platforms

IT operations

Provides a broad set of services to enable optimisation, monitoring, control and auto-heal of all live systems and services that we operate for the health and care system, to ensure their reliable, performant and secure operation.

IT operations

Assurance and risk management

Provides independent audit and assurance, ensuring strategic and delivery risks are appropriately managed across the organisation. 

Assurance and risk management
Responsible person: Vacancy

Cyber operations

Working to mitigate risk to patients and organisations by providing trusted operational capability, ensuring that the health and social care system is resilient to cyber attacks, protecting individuals and technological advances in care.

Cyber operations

Last edited: 28 March 2022 9:23 am