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The Diagnostics Data Service team are working to improve the information quality of diagnostics service outputs in order to improve the provision of healthcare in the NHS. Diagnostics services include pathology, endoscopy, imaging, physiological measures and genomics.
NHS Digital currently supports national products and services in the following diagnostics areas:
- genetic test data
- primary care pathology report messaging
- imaging data standards and national information
- laboratory data standards development
- national diagnostics screening programmes
NHS Digital supports the digital reporting of pathology test results from NHS labs to GPs, amounting to approximately 50 million reports per year.
Diagnostic Data Service developer resources