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Coronavirus programme updates 22 May 2020

The report outlines the work NHS Digital has been doing for the past two weeks on coronavirus (COVID-19), and how we are helping health and social care to respond to the pandemic.

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New initiatives and work in the last two weeks

  • Citizen-facing channels have been updated in line with changes to the system response to coronavirus. 
  • We continue to work with suppliers to improve real-time access to patient information.
  • We are playing a central role in the expansion of coronavirus testing to symptomatic citizens and social care
  • The Shielded Patients List is evolving into a longer-term service to protect vulnerable individuals.
  • At the request of the British Medical Association (BMA) and Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), NHS Digital will collect data from general practice to support planning and research. 

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Last edited: 16 October 2020 8:51 am