The health secretary also said NHSX will be “a brand new, specialist bridge between the worlds of healthcare and technology”.
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Speaking later today in London, the health secretary is expected to set out his vision for the newest addition to the NHS family.
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NHSX will bring together the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement and will be in charge of the NHS tech agenda.
Overseeing digital transformation, the organisation brings together the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement.