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BLOG: NHS Digital’s Mental Health data

28 July 2021

Mental Health is a high priority for the UK government, with more and more focus on parity of esteem; that is, equally valuing mental and physical health care. Over the last decade NHS Digital has been working hard to develop, maintain and enhance information systems that can be used to inform policy and the public debate about the effectiveness of mental health interventions across England.

BLOG: GPDPR (GP Data Sharing) session 28

15 July 2021

On Thursday 8 July 2021 and as part of our #OpenDataSavesLives 2021 event series, we featured a town hall style debate around the hot topic of #GPDPR (sharing of general practice data for planning and research). During the event, we asked the  #OpenDataSavesLives community to submit their response comments and questions on NHS Digital’s GPDPR strategy.

GUEST BLOG: new ways of working to transform local services

07 July 2021

Dr Marc Farr, Chief Analytical Officer, East Kent Hospitals NHSFT shares his view on the pandemic and if it has demonstrated anything, it’s that there’s huge benefit, if done properly and securely, in linking data for the common good.

#OpenDataSavesLives Survey time

12 May 2021

#OpenDataSavesLives community survey. Your feedback is important to us in shaping our #OpenDataSavesLives event programme.