Digital Health APPG

First Registered: 16/12/2020 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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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.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Digital Health

1. 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

2. DHSC remit to NHS Digital for 2018 to 2019
17/08/2018 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: August 2018 The Department of Health and Social Care Remit to NHS Digital for 2018/19 2 DH ID box

3. DHSC remit to NHS Digital for 2018 to 2019
17/08/2018 - NHS Digital
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Found: August 2018 The Department of Health and Social Care Remit to NHS Digital for 2018/19 2 DH ID box

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

5. Next-generation digital healthcare: apply for funding
28/01/2019 - National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
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Found: Next-generation digital healthcare: apply for funding - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Digital Health

1. 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

2. GP Services in Rural Areas
02/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: rural areas. NHS England is consulting on allowing digital-first practices to be set up in under-doctored - Speech Link
2: ways to improve this, such as the under-doctored digital-first practice. We recognise that we need to do - Speech Link
3: expect there to be at least one doctor in each digital-first centre? If not, how do the Government expect - Speech Link

3. National Health Service (Prohibition of Fax Machines and Pagers)
26/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the use of fax machines and pagers by National Health Service bodies; and for connected purposes.The - Speech Link

4. Digital Infrastructure, Connectivity and Accessibility
03/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: highlighted the urgency of achieving nationwide digital inclusion; notes that the Government’s decision - Speech Link

5. NHS: Automation
15/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: year, outlines recommendations for preparing the health and care workforce, through education and training - Speech Link
2: decade. The main purpose of this automation in health is not to replace staff with machines or to reduce - Speech Link
3: to images of scans. What protections, such as digital signatures and encryption, does the NHS now put - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Digital Health
1. Health Services: Digital Technology
asked by: Steve Double
25/07/2018
... 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: Chi Onwurah
23/07/2020
... as announced on 23 June 2020.

3. Digital Technology
asked by: Martyn Day
25/02/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to minimise (a) the digital divide and (b) digital exclusion particularly among older people.

4. Digital Technology
asked by: Chi Onwurah
27/02/2020
... whether the Government’s target for digital exclusion target is zero per cent.

5. Digital Technology
asked by: Chi Onwurah
04/03/2020
... what progress his Department has made on tackling the root causes of digital exclusion since the publication of the Digital Strategy in March 2017.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Dean Russell Portrait
Dean Russell
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Watford
Joined: 16th December 2020
Saqib Bhatti Portrait
Saqib Bhatti
Officer
Conservative - Meriden
Joined: 16th December 2020
Anne Marie Morris Portrait
Anne Marie Morris
Officer
Conservative - Newton Abbot
Joined: 16th December 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

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

Email: dean.russell.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

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

Email: eleanor.charsley@abhi.org

Secretariat:

Association of British HealthTech Industries acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.abhi.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://digitalhealthappg.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
12 Nov 2020
Source
Association of British HealthTech Industries
Description
Association of British HealthTech Industries acts as the group's secretariat   From : 12/11/2020 To : 11/11/2021
Value
£3,001

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