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About Digital


Digital is the intelligent use of Information and technology to provide better care.  It is an umbrella term referring to staff in the NHS who collate, manage, interpret and present patient and healthcare information; they may also manage computer, telephony and other communications systems.

There are seven families of jobs which make up the digital workforce:

More detailed information about digital and the various roles can be found in the Careers in Health Digital booklet or by visiting the Health Careers website.