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Health Services and Social Services: Technology

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 122648, tabled on 30 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to Spending Review 2020, if he will provide more information on plans for the modernisation of technology across the health and care system.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

8 December 2020

The funding for technology transformation that was secured in the Spending Review will support local provider organisations to generate a step change in their digital maturity as well as to ensure that there is the right national infrastructure to support them.

We are now planning activity for 2021-22 and we will provide guidance to the system before the start of the next financial year.

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