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Creating a new NHS England: NHS England and NHS Digital merged on 1 February 2023. All references to NHS Digital now, or in the future, relate to NHS England. More about the merger.
Architecture is integral to the design and delivery of all products and services that we produce and maintain for the health and social care system.
Below are the NHS Architectural Principles that all our products and services must adhere to. All architects and those involved in the architecture and design of products and services should follow these principles when designing digital solutions for health and social care.
Also on this page you can find definitions of the capabilities we have developed to describe the business services NHS Digital offer.