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The latest news from NHS Digital.


NHS Digital supports visual data challenge

Thursday 17 October 2019

NHS Digital has partnered with the Nuffield Trust and British Medical Journal (BMJ) for a new data visualisation competition that aims to shine a light on data about health and care inequalities in England.

Nine new tools and services to use NHS login

Friday 23 August 2019

NHS login – the service providing patients with a secure, simple way to identify themselves and match them to their records – will be used by nine more services.

Apps Library assessment portal launches

Friday 31 May 2019

A digital assessment portal which will streamline and improve the process for developers seeking to have their app included on the NHS Apps Library has launched.

Prescription Cost Analysis report published

Thursday 28 March 2019

The cost of prescriptions dispensed in the community and the number of items dispensed during the 2018 calendar year has been published today by NHS Digital.

NHS Spine reaches one billion monthly transactions

Thursday 13 December 2018

The NHS Spine, which supports the IT infrastructure for over 500,000 health and social care workers in England, has reached the milestone of one billion transactions in a month for the first time.

GP appointments data published

Thursday 6 December 2018

NHS Digital has published data to inform users about GP appointments and help show how primary care is affected by seasonal variation.

Update: NHSmail restored to all users

Sunday 2 December 2018

We can confirm that all accounts identified as having been locked out as a result of multiple login attempts were unlocked by 10.30pm last night.

Update: Access to NHSmail restored

Saturday 1 December 2018

All users should now have their access to NHSmail restored after problems with availability today, caused by a software issue in the supplier’s internal infrastructure.