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NHS Digital Tech Talk

NHS Digital’s experts explain how we are using technology and data to improve health and care.

Creating a self isolation note in response to the pandemic

Setting up a way to quickly obtain a self isolation note was a key step to support the coronavirus (COVID-19) response. This service enables people who were suffering symptoms or who were living with someone suffering symptoms to present a note to their employer as evidence that they needed to stay at home.

COVID-19 data dashboards: From prototypes to a  solution serving thousands in weeks

Alistair Bullward, Product Owner for Open Data and Data Visualisation, explains how we moved swiftly to provide a robust, mature data service to help with the coronavirus response.