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About us

NHS Connecting for Health (NHS CFH) is part of the Department of Health Informatics Directorate.

Its role is to maintain and develop the NHS national IT infrastructure. This infrastructure includes a number of national services and a range of national applications.

Freedom of Information

We abide by the Department of Health's Freedom of Information policies, to share information openly.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Find out more about who we are and what we maintain, develop and provide.

Jobs and opportunities

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Acronyms guide: learn what ours mean

Check what our many acronyms mean and visit the sections they relate to.