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After a busy week, retreating to the gorgeous Leeds Library to get some writing done on my NHS Leadership Academy element 2 submission

This book is making me think differently about the connections between the health of our democracy and the health of the people we serve

Nervous States: How Feeling Took Over the World by William Davies < recommended reading for colleagues in the NHS, a service that can only succeed at the intersection between facts and feeling

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Thrilled we can announce a new £250m AI Lab in #NHSX!

We will be transforming some of our community’s best efforts to improve health and care, using applied AI.


I'm privileged to have met and worked with some of them. They're engaging with some of society's most intractable issues, and collectively driving forward the whole field of design

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The Internet that wasn’t

Great article from Wendy M. Grossman on the long history of the various ‘ills’ that afflict the Internet.

As someone who first got online in 1989, and was on both CIX and Usenet in the early 90s, I can remember a lot of the events she describes…

Got my rainbow lanyard thanks to our brilliant NHS Digital LGBT and Allies staff network. Pledging to be a more visible ally myself.

Thank you Sigma UK! Fully captioned video of my talk on user-centred design and the experience of care

If you missed yesterday's show and tell, grab a coffee this afternoon and watch this video to find out how our teams and community are collaborating around the NHS digital service manual

Tune in at 11am today for the live streamed NHS digital service manual show and tell. Also available to watch later on YouTube. Register your interest here

Privileged to show NHS Digital board members some of the kit going into our new accessibility lab, all briliiantly demonstrated by Becca, Leigh and Sarah

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All the residential 3 leadership learning still going round in my head. Now off to spend the day with my brilliant learning set

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Everyone has a role in making their service accessible and inclusive, so we've published guidance for all the main roles on a digital team: product/delivery, user research, content, design, development, and testing

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I'm thrilled to be joining as acting CTO.

We have a lot of work to do to get our systems talking to each other (standards and APIs) and get patient info to where they need it most (user needs).

I'm joining a brilliant team and can't wait to get stuck in!

In the meantime, we're keen to hear from anyone with an interest in what, if anything, should replace the CUI

We plan to keep some data formats that are still relevant but to separate them from out-of-date assumptions about presentation

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