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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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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Have your say on our standard for digital health technologies

In our last blog, we talked about our plans to evolve and streamline the way health innovations such as apps and other digital tools are reviewed and assessed by the NHS. Over the …

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NHSX - what have we been up to?

On 1 July last year, we launched NHSX to rapturous applause.  Or, to be exact, to a mixture of hope, scepticism, indifference and bemusement.  An initial flurry of public activity has been followed b…

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