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Caldicott Principles and Caldicott Guardians are still relevant today

In this joint blog Simon Eccles, CCIO NHSX and Natasha Phillips, CNIO NHSX welcome the publication by the National Data Guardian, Dame Fiona Caldicott, of the revised Caldicott Principles and the con…

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Data saves lives: building and up skilling the NHS analytics community

Sarah Culkin (Interim Head of the Analytics Unit at NHSX) and Sukhmeet Panesar (Deputy Director within NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Data, Analysis and Intelligence Service)  a…

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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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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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