As NHSX turns one, Digital Health News has looked back on what has happened since the organisation was officially launched.
The app was designed to speed up the process of contact-tracing, with epidemiologists previously warning manual contact-tracing would be too slow.
Health secretary Matt Hancock had previously said the app would be rolled out by mid-May, as had NHSX chief Matthew Gould.
The ethics advisory board tasked with overseeing the NHS contact-tracing app has raised concerns about the reliability of an app based on self-reporting.
A Coronavirus Status Checker will be used to collect informationinform the NHS’s response to the virus, but it fails to take a person’s sex into account.
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Patients whose medical information is of particular interest to international companies have already been identified, senior NHS officials claimed.
The former health secretary will lead a group of MPs tasked with scrutinising NHS performance and the policy and expenditure of the Department of Health.
The service will create a faster and more secure process for clinicians to prescribe and dispense medication, the Department of Health and Social Care said.
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Boris Johnson said the funding will go towards new machines and will be AI enabled to ensure they are AI ready when an update is available.
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The warning comes amid concerns there may be delays in sharing health data between the UK and the EU if Britain crashes out of the union without a deal.