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Latest obesity figures for England show a strong link between children living with obesity and depri...

Posted On: 10/11/2022

The prevalence of reception-aged children living with obesity1 in England during 2021-22 was over twice as high in the most deprived areas (13.6%)2 than in the least deprived areas (6.2%)3. This difference is also seen in year 6 children - with 31.3% living with obesit... read the rest »

1.2 billion visits to NHS website in last 12 months

Posted On: 08/11/2022

The Covid vaccine booking service, a BMI calculator and the NHS App were among the most popular pages on the NHS website in the last year. New figures released by NHS Digital show there were an estimated 1.2 billion visits to the website during the 12 months between Oc... read the rest »

Latest key statistics on adult social care include council spending in 2021-22: statistical press re...

Posted On: 07/11/2022

Local authorities spent £22.0 billion on adult social care in 2021-22, statistics published today by NHS Digital show. The Adult Social Care Activity and Finance Report, England 2021-221 is among four publications released today which cover topics such as outcomes, ac... read the rest »

Eight suppliers on Tech Innovation Framework are announced by NHS Digital

Posted On: 07/11/2022

Eight suppliers have successfully bid to join a new framework designed to increase innovation and choice in the primary care IT market.  The Tech Innovation Framework aims to empower GPs and commissioners by giving them access to a wider range of digital products, en... read the rest »

NHS Care Identity smartcard integration is coming to NHSmail in November

Posted On: 02/11/2022

NHSmail have worked in collaboration with the Identity and Access Management Platform team to implement changes that allow users to link their NHSmail and their NHS CIS accounts, allowing staff to sign into NHSmail services using a single set of credentials; reducing th... read the rest »

Decrease in detentions under Mental Health Act from 2020-21 to 2021-22: statistical press release

Posted On: 25/10/2022

The number of detentions under the Mental Health Act in England decreased by 5.7 per cent from 2020-21 to 2021-22, a new report by NHS Digital shows. The Mental Health Act Statistics 2021-2022 publication provides Official Statistics about people with a mental disorder... read the rest »

Statistics show an average of 789 new malignant cancers diagnosed a day in 2020: statistical press r...

Posted On: 20/10/2022

Diagnoses of new malignant cancers1 in England decreased from 327,174 in 2019 to 288,753 in 2020, new figures from NHS Digital show. The Cancer Registration Statistics, England 2020 publication provides information on cancers that were newly diagnosed2 in the 2020 c... read the rest »

For information: ‘Register with a GP surgery’ service now available on the NHS website

Posted On: 20/10/2022

GP practices offering online registration via the new Register with a GP surgery service are now searchable using the NHS website’s Find a GP tool, and practices wishing to use the service can also now self-enrol. A number of feedback-based improvements have also been... read the rest »

Share your views: Our National Digital Channels strategy

Posted On: 20/10/2022

The National Digital Channels Platform and Integration Strategy sets out the technical capabilities and services available for commissioners and suppliers across our national digital channels – the NHS website and NHS App, underpinned by the NHS login service.   In... read the rest »

Event: Future Connectivity and the cloud

Posted On: 20/10/2022

You’re invited to attend an in-person event to explore how gigabit connectivity, WiFi provision, cloud hosting and improvements to care home connectivity can help achieve a modern digital health and care system. We will be hosting 2 in-person events: 1 November in Lon... read the rest »