Why Should We Care About care.data?

Thursday 22 January 2015, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Room 7139, Stoddart Building, City Campus, Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street, Sheffield, S1 1WB

Janet King, Regional Head of Intelligence (North), NHS England (North)


Care.data is the national programme seeking to collect data from all NHS - funded care settings and link it within a secure data repository to create a patient-centric data resource which will support service planning and delivery; research and economic growth.

It will affect all of us who use NHS services - find out more and help shape the debate about public sector data use.

Janet King from NHS England will share the background to the national care.data programme; discuss some of the opportunities, challenges and lessons learned and discuss how public and professional perception shape data strategy.