Intended for healthcare professionals


NHSX: Hancock sets up new policy unit to support technology in NHS

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 19 February 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l793
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The government has announced the formation of a new policy unit specifically to support the use of technology in the NHS.

NHSX—a joint venture between the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England, and NHS Improvement—will be charged with setting consistent national policy and developing best practice for technology, digital services, and data throughout the NHS.

Its remit will include establishing and mandating uniform standards for using technology, joining up IT systems across the …

View Full Text

Log in

Log in through your institution


* For online subscription