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NHS Digital publishes Annual Sustainability report
NHS Digital has published its Annual Sustainability report for 2020-21, highlighting both recent successes and the challenges it is working to meet.
New statistics released on talking therapies in England
New annual figures have been released by NHS Digital on referrals to talking therapies for conditions such as anxiety and depression in England during 2020-21.
NHS Digital publishes NHS Payments to General Practice 2020/21 annual report
NHS Digital has today published the NHS Payments to General Practice in England annual report.
New figures on Maternity Services released today
The latest annual report outlining maternity activity in English NHS hospitals during 2020-21 has been published by NHS Digital today.
New figures on mental health services released today
NHS Digital has released new figures on the use of NHS mental health services by adults and children from April 2020 to March 2021.
Department of Health & Social Care announcement on NHS Tech Agenda
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.
Significant increase in obesity rates among primary-aged children, latest statistics show
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.
NHS Digital pledges to tackle the net zero challenge
As part of the Greener NHS programme, NHS Digital has set out its sustainability pledges to help drive the organisation down to net zero.
Call for more breast implant surgeries to be added to registry
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.
New Information Standard aims to reduce medication errors and improve patient safety
A new Information Standard has been published by NHS Digital to support improved medication and allergy/intolerance information sharing across healthcare services in England.