Today's @tag meeting (& incidentally, 6am feels much less early in June!):

• PointerEvent extension, to follow the path of a mouse/pointer's motion, like for a drawing app
(See left pane in the image)

‪Going through family NHS memorabilia. Fun to see the history...‬

‪These blood donation records are wonderful. ‬

‪The National Blood Transfusion Service... (now essentially

‪Today was our 1st @NHSX all-staff. A big room full of people with all kinds of experience & expertise, creating an organisation where they can use their skills to the fullest.‬

‪Felt good to collectively start the creative, curious & learning culture we know is key for innovation.‬

This was brilliant — thanks, NIA fellows, for exploring with me how we can help the entire NHS become more innovative.

Great stuff for — and more to follow!

RT Excellent opportunity to hear from @hadleybeeman as to priorities and for NIA fellows to share their experiences & learning from spreading innovation in the nhs. Thanks again @hadleybeeman

What a fun gift for a Friday! Thanks so much, and



In tech, you whack out a prototype and collect evidence as you go along.

In health, anything not grounded in years of rigorous clinical research is seen as unproven.

Our job is to bridge those two cultures.

This was great fun. Thanks to for having me!

The new standards, developed by NHS Digital, will introduce minimum technical requirements so systems can talk to each other securely and are continuously upgradable.

That paper’s conclusion?

“Cognitive therapy using virtual reality could prove highly effective in treating delusions.”

Fascinating work.


I got to spend today with good friends, by the fire, exploring telegraphic codes from 1901. Definitely in my happy place.

This is rather fun: searchable clinical trials, from Wikidata and English Wikipedia

Hosted on Wikimedia Toolforge, a Wikimedia Foundation service

RT Clinical Trials are now on Scholia

‪As a patient, I interact with the NHS in a number of places. But it’s still the same “me”.‬

‪I expect my doctors feel that way too.‬

: the common rules that mean our digital services can cross primary, secondary and community care.‬

‪I blogged: ‬


Such an inspiring hack day. We definitely need to do more of them! Well done to all who were building prototypes crossing primary/secondary care boundaries. And community care too!

It’s so exciting to see the promise of interoperability brought to actual user needs.

RT Welcome to @hadleybeeman - fantastic to have you here and cheering for all the work we've been doing in the name of

It was great to talk about the with some of the best product and digital people in the NHS/DHSC family.

Thanks so much for inviting me along!

RT Another cracking line up. Thank you to @mattedgar @hadleybeeman and Kass for talking all things: tech vision, user needs, service manual and evaluating the success of a project.

Stay tuned for the write up!

We the @tag are publishing guidelines for creating web platform compatible components.

When you create custom elements, how to make them fit in well with the rest of the platform?

Editor: @kennethrohde

‪We’re well into day 1 of @tag face-to-face at @mozilla’s Paris office. ‬

‪This is something of an office...!‬


Our first tranche of prospective mandated standards are also out today, thanks to

• NHS number for patients
• dm+d
• ICD-11


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