Initial code of conduct for data-driven health and care technology

Department of Health and Social Care, September 2018

This code provides clarification of:

  • what is expected from suppliers of data-driven technologies
  • what the government will do to support and encourage innovators in health and care, including the development of trusted approval systems and a coherent pathway for suppliers to enter the market

The code provides the basis for ongoing engagement and conversation on how we should use new technology to provide better and more sustainable services, with:

  • our partners in academia, industry and the health and care system
  • patients
  • clinicians
  • the wider public

The code provides the basis for the health and care system and suppliers of digital technology to enter into commercial terms in which the benefits of the partnerships between technology companies and health and care providers are shared fairly.

Click here to view the code.

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Dementia Atlas

Strategic Health Asset Planning and Evaluation (SHAPE), August 2016

In England, 676,000 people live with dementia, a figure which will soar over the next forty years. This map sets out what we currently know about dementia care and support across the country, based on available national data. The data is grouped in themes based on NHS England’s well dementia pathway which serves as a framework to ensure people with dementia have a better experience of health and social care support from diagnosis through to end of life.

Click here to access the Dementia Atlas.

Formal launch of MyNHS

Department of Health, November 2014

The Department of Health have formally launched MyNHS. This is a new site on NHS Choices where people can compare the performance of their local NHS hospital, their care services and their local authority with up-to-date information.

Data has been added to MyNHS since September and allows the NHS and patients to better see and measure progress in health outcomes and will become an increasingly powerful resource for patients, doctors and local NHS commissioners of these services.

Click here for further information.

ESR Data Quality: Best practice guidance

Health Education North West, December 2014

In order to support Health Education North West’s data quality improvement programme, the workforce analysis team are developing a best practice guidance eBook to showcase some of the approaches and processes used across the region.

Their poster is a call for participants, asking ESR leads to submit their best practice/case studies for inclusion in the eBook.

This is a fantastic opportunity for teams and organisations to showcase their work on improving and maintaining data quality in ESR.

Click here for further information and to submit best practice/case studies for inclusion in the eBook.