Mandatory requests from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
The Health and Social Care Act sets out the powers of the Secretary of State and NHS England to direct the HSCIC (now known as NHS Digital) to carry out additional functions concerning:
- Information functions
- The information functions of any health or social care body
- Systems delivery functions.
A Mandatory request from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) requesting that NHS Digital establish and operate a system for the collection and analysis of information relating to Quality Outcomes Framework (QOF) pilot 11.