The key to effective healthcare technology

NHS Spine

NHS Spine supports the infrastructure for health and social care in England, joining together thousands of different healthcare IT systems across 20,500 organisations and thus helping to improve patient care across the country. It helps all these organisations to make the most effective use of their healthcare technology.

Spine allows information to be shared securely through national services such as:

The key to effective healthcare

NHS Spine supports the infrastructure for health and social care in England, joining together thousands of different healthcare IT systems across 20,500 organisations and thus helping to improve patient care across the country. It helps all these organisations to make the most effective use of their healthcare technology.

Spine allows information to be shared securely through national services such as:

Microtest and NHS Spine

NHS Digital develops and maintains Spine through the Digital Delivery Centre and works to continuously improve the service. Microtest works closely with the Digital Delivery Centre as Spine development continues, to ensure that our customers benefit from fast, streamlined access to all Spine services.

We also provide exceptional service to our customers if they should need any help or support with these health information systems; for example, if any problems are encountered with the NHS Smartcard.