Digital Health APPG

First Registered: 16/12/2020 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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Connects Parliament with the health system, industry, academia, third sector organisations and civil society to stimulate public debate and inform policy making on the use of data and digital technologies in delivering health services, supporting citizens to live healthy lives and supporting the UK economy.

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Recent Documents related to Digital Health

1. T Levels capital fund: wave 3 – successful applications
25/08/2021 - Department for Education
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Found: High School Health and Science Bolton College Digital, Education and Child Care, Health and Science

2. Call for Evidence
11/12/2020 - Inquiry: Living online: the long-term impact on wellbeing - COVID-19 Committee
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Found: inquiry into how the rapidly increasing reliance on digital technology, accelerated by the pandemic, may have

3. G7 Health Track: digital health final reports
30/12/2021 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Policy paper G7 Health Track: digital health final reports Reports from the G7

4. How to register to deliver T Levels in 2023 to 2024 academic year
24/02/2021 - Education and Skills Funding Agency
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Found: Media Technician Digital (Introduced 2020) Digital Business Services Data Technician Digital (Introduced 2020)

5. Putting data, digital and tech at the heart of transforming the NHS
23/11/2021 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Independent report overview: Putting data, digital and tech at the heart of transforming the NHS

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Digital Health

1. Health and Care Bill
18/01/2022 - Lords Chamber

1: top-down, hierarchical approach to running the health service. ICBs may be accountable to NHS England - Speech Link
2: 136, line 23, at end insert— “(ba) a director of digital transformation (see paragraph 7A), and”Member’s - Speech Link
3: to the digital aspects of the NHS and the importance of digital transformation in the health service - Speech Link

2. New Hospitals
18/11/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: but the modernisation of the NHS also depends on digital infrastructure and training. Will the Minister - Speech Link
2: through digitisation of the health service, making sure that we have a modern health service that is fit for - Speech Link
3: sustainable, with net-zero carbon across the NHS. Digital transformation is key, making use of the latest - Speech Link

3. NHS Workforce and Technology Centralisation
23/11/2021 - Written Statements

1: prioritise better care for patients. Health Education England (HEE), NHS Digital (NHSD) and NHSX will become part - Speech Link

4. Health and Care Bill (Thirteenth sitting)
19/10/2021 - Public Bill Committees

1: for any recipient or user.Clause 79 amends the Health and Social Care Act 2012. It allows the publication - Speech Link
2: general, the Opposition support putting the entire health and care system on the same footing for information - Speech Link
3: late colleague? I suspect that the Health team and the shadow Health team will also speak of him in oral - Speech Link

5. Children and Young People: Digital Technology
17/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: the relationship between the use of digital technology and the health and well-being of children and young - Speech Link
2: and immaturities associated with their age. The digital environment fails to reflect that consensus, and - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Digital Health
1. Health Services: Digital Technology
asked by: Steve Double
... what models for the reimbursement of providers of digital health solutions he is assessing in order to increase the availability of such solutions.

2. Digital Technology
asked by: Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to close the digital divide.

3. Digital Technology
asked by: Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe
... and (2) economically and socially disadvantaged groups.

4. Digital Technology
asked by: Lord Watson of Invergowrie
... Media and Sport defines "vulnerable consumers" in that context.

5. Digital Technology
asked by: Pete Wishart
... when he plans to publish the Government's new Digital Strategy.

Latest Questions
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Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dean Russell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.


Public Enquiry Point:

Eleanor Charsley, Association of British HealthTech Industries, Suite 2, 4th Floor, 1 Duchess Street, London W1W 6AN. Tel: 07841 731 970



Association of British HealthTech Industries acts as the group's secretariat.

Group's Website:

Benefits in Kind
12 Nov 2020
Association of British HealthTech Industries
Association of British HealthTech Industries acts as the group's secretariat   From : 12/11/2020 To : 11/11/2021

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Digital Health APPG

Former APPG Officers
Saqib Bhatti Portrait
Saqib Bhatti
Conservative - Meriden
Joined: 16th December 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021