The code behind the NHS Covid-19 App

We have Open Sourced the code behind the new NHS COVID-19 app.  In this technical blog post, Terence Eden, Head of Open Technology for NHSX, discusses the open source offer behind …

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Digital contact tracing: protecting the NHS and saving lives

Technology has the potential to save lives and help us deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. In the coming weeks, the NHS will be launching a contact-tracing app. NHSX Chief Executive, …

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The use of online and video consultations during the COVID-19 pandemic - delivering the best care to patients

Dr Minal Bakhai, Deputy Director and Clinical Lead for Digital First Primary Care at NHS England and NHS Improvement and a GP in London, set outs the extraordinary way general prac…

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How the NHS is using digital technology to support people’s mental health

Simon Dixon, Deputy Director of Digital Transformation NHSX, and Rob Banathy, Digital Mental Health Workstream Lead, set out the work being led by NHSX Vulnerable, Isolated and Social Care (VISC) Cel…

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Supporting people who are vulnerable, isolated or supported by the social care sector

Iain O’Neil, Digital Transformation Director, provides an update on some of the work that is being delivered to support some of our most vulnerable and isolated citizens. This includes work to help c…

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How the NHS is innovating as part of its fight against coronavirus

Across the NHS and social care, digital technology is being embraced as never before as part of the response to the coronavirus outbreak. Last week over 75 percent of all GP practi…

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Tech on the frontline - how NHSX & partners are delivering at pace

COVID-19 has driven sharp changes in the way that the NHS and social care serve the public.  Suddenly, care is being delivered digitally. For NHSX and its partners, it has meant g…

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How we are assessing COVID-19 apps

Countless innovators both inside the NHS and in the healthtech sector have been working hard to develop new mobile products and digital health technologies that can help in respons…

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NHSX’s offer to support secondary care

Over recent weeks there has been a staggering amount of work done to prepare the NHS for the COVID-19 pandemic. I know significant effort continues to ensure our hospitals are as p…

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The power of data in a pandemic

The NHS is facing an unprecedented challenge. Responding to the Covid-19 crisis will require everything we have and more. In the fight against this pandemic, decision-makers will n…

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Rollout of video consultation across general practice

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s essential to reduce face-to-face contact to protect patients and staff and to minimise the risk of infection. Also as most people are no…

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Creating the COVID-19 text service for vulnerable people

A small group from NHSX, NHS Digital, NHS Business Services Authority and the Behavioural Insights Team has developed a text service for those most threatened by COVID-19.  …

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