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Collection of Private Healthcare activity data by NHS England

NHS England are proposing to collect and process private healthcare hospital activity data known as admitted patient care (APC) data. This will result in NHS funded and private healthcare activity data being available for the first time within a single repository, enabling it to be linked to meet a variety of customer needs. This will also contribute to achieving recommendation…
Natalie Creaney
April 6, 2023
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MHRA to receive nearly £1m BEIS funding to unlock digital, data and scientific regulatory innovation

MHRA will receive the near £1 million support to fund three projects that aim to improve how patients can access life-changing treatments in clinical trials, find a way to introduce complex AI safely into front line clinical settings and make the UK the place to launch advanced microbiome products that can support the development of personalised medicine. The first project…
Natalie Creaney
January 13, 2023
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BEIS published case study on how genomic data was shared during the pandemic

BEIS has published a case study on how genomic data was shared during the covid-19 pandemic. This report discusses the highlights and challenges that were faced for genomic data sharing through this time, including how these could be addressed going forward. Some of the issues discussed include the difficulty in gaining the data in the first place and the associated…
Ben Kemp
November 18, 2022
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Digital reforms in the NHS to be accelerated

Patients are set to benefit from more streamlined care and be able to make more informed choices about how and where they access treatment after plans to transform NHS data sharing were brought forward. The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) said the proposed transfer of NHS Digital’s functions into NHS England (NHSE) which were due to happen at…
October 28, 2022
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‘Digital’ surveys launched by NHS Transformation Directorate to aid interoperability and standards approaches

Two new surveys have been launched by NHS Transformation Directorate examining the current state of interoperability, integration, data accessibility and standards, and how they can be improved in future. Recent feedback from the Digital Working Party suggests that these are pressing issues for member companies. There appears to be significant frustration regarding interoperability in the NHS, particularly the different systems…
Natalie Creaney
May 27, 2022