We have detected that you are using Internet Explorer to visit this website. Internet Explorer is now being phased out by Microsoft. As a result, NHS Digital no longer supports any version of Internet Explorer for our web-based products, as it involves considerable extra effort and expense, which cannot be justified from public funds. Some features on this site will not work. You should use a modern browser such as Edge, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. If you have difficulty installing or accessing a different browser, contact your IT support team.
The Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid has accepted the recommendations of Laura Wade-Gery, Non-Executive Director at NHS England and Chair of NHS Digital, including to merge NHSX and NHS Digital into NHSE/I.
Obesity rates in both reception-aged and year 6 schoolchildren increased by around 4.5 percentage points between 2019-20 and 2020-21 – the highest annual rise since the National Child Measurement Programme began.
As part of the Greener NHS programme, NHS Digital has set out its sustainability pledges to help drive the organisation down to net zero.
Almost 60,000 breast implant patients added to NHS Digital’s Breast and Cosmetic Implant Registry since 2016, allowing them to be contacted if their implants are affected by safety concerns.
A new Information Standard has been published by NHS Digital to support improved medication and allergy/intolerance information sharing across healthcare services in England.
Thousands of work hours are being put to better use thanks to NHS staff using Microsoft Teams to communicate with colleagues, rather than picking up the phone or holding in-person meetings, a study has shown.
Almost 28 million people in England have registered with NHS login, and more than 16 million have signed up for the NHS App, with the demand for digital healthcare services greater than ever during the coronavirus pandemic.
Diagnoses of new malignant cancers in England increased from 323,450 in 2018 to 327,174 in 2019, new figures from NHS Digital show.
Local authorities spent £21.2 billion on adult social care in 2020-21, statistics published today by NHS Digital show.
Keep I.T. Confidential aims to help NHS staff understand more about cyber security threats and know what to do to reduce the risk.