New Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock says his top three priorities are workforce, technology and illness prevention.
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DXC Technology has been awarded a “major” contract by the Department of Health and Social Care for the new NHS Supply Chain.
The Department of Health and Social Care has released an additional £215 million to help tackle some of the biggest health challenges facing the NHS.
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Part of the initiative aims to address individuals who may have received private care and may have information missing from their health record.
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Speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday, the Health and Social Care Secretary said the affected group of women were not sent invitations before their 71st birthday because of “a computer algorithm failure” that dated back to 2009.
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The NHS has been criticised by MPs not taking enough action to improve cyber security measures following 2017’s WannaCry incident.
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NHS Digital’s sharing of non-clinical patient information with the Home Office has been branded “entirely inappropriate” by MPs, who say they are concerned about the body’s ability to act as a reliable steward of the data.