Is there anyone left in the country who hasn’t taken at least one Covid test? But did you spare a thought about the systems and data flows behind the scenes that made the national Covid Testing service a functioning reality? How would anyone know if the right data didn’t get from A to B? What data was really powering Chris Witty’s “…next slide please” figures?
In 2020 NHS Digital established a new IT Operations Centre and brought a team from Answer Digital to work collaboratively to build real-time system monitoring to support Live Service teams through the pandemic.