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Data saves lives

Reshaping health and social care with data

A single data strategy for health and care

The Government’s strategy "Data Saves Lives: Reshaping Health and Social Care with Data" sets out a vision and a clear action plan to make better use of data to save lives.

Why health and care data matters

Information collected by health and care organisations helps to improve individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan local services and research new treatments. Data saves lives. It also saves everybody time and NHS and care services money that can be put back into patient care.

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