Giving structure and support to uplift the analytical workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the value and previously untapped potential of data analysts across the system. NHSX, working with partners including the Association of …

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New opportunity to test AI driven COVID-19 models on the largest database of COVID-19 chest images in the UK

Developers of COVID-19 AI technology can now apply to have their model’s performance tested on a national COVID-19 chest X-ray data set. Image courtesy of Cambridge University…

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Aspiring to digital excellence in South Tees

Ian Willis describes South Tees Hospitals' progress through its first year as a Digital Aspirant. First year investment has laid the groundwork for phase two of the trust’s digital transformatio…

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An invitation for data-rich AI problems that could benefit from a skunkworks approach

Giuseppe Sollazzo, Head of Skunkworks at the NHS AI Lab, opens round 3 of the Lab’s problem-finding programme and reveals the selected artificial intelligence projects from the last round. At the end…

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How NHSX’s £5m teledermatology investment will help transform care and improve diagnoses and treatment

Consultant dermatologist Carolyn Charman reflects on how the recent investment by NHSX will help drive efficiency in referrals between primary and secondary care.Every year in England, around 900,000…

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Digital home care for people with coronavirus

NHSX Chief Digital Officer Tara Donnelly reflects on the experience of patients with COVID-19 being cared for remotely using a tech-enabled service.At the very beginning of the pandemic, NHSX was app…

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Our new Digital Aspirants

One of the silver linings of the pandemic has been the way health and care have used digital technology to support the delivery of safe, high quality care. We made more progress in a few months than …

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NHSX leading digital transformation (still)

There has been some speculation about NHSX’s future. Some of it has been wide of the mark, so I wanted to set the record straight. Not only is NHSX not disappearing, it is thriving.We set up NHSX in …

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Working together to improve the AI regulation system

Doing AI right means putting a set of rules around it that will make sure it is done safely, in a way that respects patients’ privacy and retains the confidence of citizens and staff. …

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Transforming eye care services through better connectivity

In our joint blog post Lisa Hollins and Radhika Rangaraju describe how NHSX is working with NHS England and NHS Improvement to transform eye care services in England with the aim of improving the qua…

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