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When the University of Oxford developed a model to predict those at higher risk of dying from COVID-19, we had a challenge: to securely integrate this risk assessment tool into our data systems to identify exactly who these people were. Lee Gathercole, Technical Architect, explains how we did it.
Our ‘API-first’ approach is making it easier for developers, suppliers and partners to connect to our platforms and services. Brian Diggle, Technical Architect at NHS Digital, gives a behind-the-scenes look at how this approach works in practice.
Andrew Blundell, Head of Software Engineering in NHS Digital’s Product Development directorate, explains why we must split apart large systems into smaller, loosely coupled components to cope with a wild and unpredictable world – and how the NHS Digital software engineering quality framework helps us.
Earlier this year, we talked to our strategic partners across the public and private sectors about how we can evolve our Spine platform to meet the needs of a future health and care system. Ash Raines, Head of Delivery for the Platforms directorate, shares the key themes and insights we’ve learned.
Mark Reynolds, Interim Chief Technology Officer at NHS Digital, explains the architecture behind the NHS Shielded Patient List, which is helping to protect the most vulnerable members of society during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tony Heap, Lead Product Owner for API Management at NHS Digital, explains how our new API Platform will create more opportunities to improve digital health and care services.
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.
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.