You can join with like minded people in our communities, learn some code and discover how apps are created, explore the resources across the open health and care ecosystem, build apps and test your ideas.

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Welcome to Code4Health™

Code4Health is an initiative supported by NHS England and NHS Digital to enable the best use of digital tools and technology to deliver safe, high quality, efficient and compassionate care. We aim to educate and inform all participants in the health and care community: citizens, patients, carers, health, care and digital professionals about the possibilities digital technologies provide and equip them with the tools, knowledge and skills to collaborate to develop and implement high quality digital solutions.

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Bringing People Together

Find, join or create a Code4Health community based around a location or a particular patient need and work together to improve digital tools and services

Improve Patient Outcomes

Using Code4Health resources our communities aim to improve the outcome for patients across health and care

Learn New

We have a range of learning resources that help our communities to develop knowledge and skills they need to play an effective role in the design and development of digital tools

With Shared

Our values recognise the importance of everyone involved and explains what we should expect from each other

Our Communities

Code4Health Platform

An Open

Developed using the Apperta 'Defining an Open Platform' principles, the platform provides users with useful tools for starting or contributing to Health IT solutions

Access to
Tools & Services

Access to common Health & Care CDR's, API's, development toolkits, sample data, terminology services and more

Develop, Test & Demonstrate

Provides an open sandbox environment for anyone who wants to discover, demonstrate, test or build health and care solutions by simulating a wide range of open systems

Share your Contribution

Submit your contributions back to the community for use within the Code4Health Platform

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Code4Health Supporters

Any organisation that supports the general aims of Code4Health to facilitate the creation of an open digital ecosystem in health and care can show this support by becoming a Code4Health Supporter. To become a supporter organisations must be actively freely contributing products, services or facilities that help create and sustain an open ecosystem.

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Code4Health & C4H are registered Trademarks of the Apperta Foundation CIC 2021