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What we do

NHS Digital's multi-skilled teams work together to provide professional IT services to the NHS.

NHS Digital acts as an internal NHS IT provider. We deliver national IT services to the NHS. Our broad range of skills enables us to deliver solutions on time and within budget, every time.

We provide a full life cycle, value for money service and work with our customers to:

  • analyse and define their requirements
  • develop and test the software
  • host, support and maintain their services

We have a significant national infrastructure we can use for the benefit of our NHS customers. Our dedicated contact centre can provide ongoing support for all our services.

Working with NHS Digital

Our customers choose to work with us because we:

  • have an excellent track record
  • can provide a complete end-to-end IT service
  • maintain a high level of business skill and expertise
  • provide capable and resilient services
  • achieve economies of scale through use of our existing infrastructure

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Contact NHS Digital to find out more about how we can help you.


About our services

We provide a range of indicators, official statistics, reports, audits, surveys, systems and services relating to the NHS and social care system.

NHS Digital business plan 2017-2018

Our business plan sets out what we'll do to meet our objectives and responsibilities in supporting health and care.

Nursing and NHS Digital

Our products and services are leading to major changes in the way nurses deliver care at the bedside and in the community. Find out more about what we're doing and how it benefits both nurses and patients.

Transforming health and care through technology

Personalised Health and Care 2020 is a strategy document published by the National Information Board, outlining how the health and care system will use data and technology to transform outcomes for patients and citizens in the coming years.

Fit for 2020 - Report from the NHS Digital Capability Review

NHS Digital already has an important role to play as the technology and data partner for the health and care system. From 2017, our role has increased significantly, as we have been tasked with delivering the commitments set out in the National Information Board's strategy for Personalised Health and Care 2020.

Self Care and Prevention (domain A)

Improved digital access to health and care information and transactions is essential to support people in making health and care choices.

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Have a question? Call us on 0300 303 5678 or contact enquiries@nhsdigital.nhs.uk.

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