Digital Academy

The NHS Digital Academy is a virtual organisation set up to develop a new generation of excellent digital leaders who can drive the information and technology transformation of the NHS.

The Academy was launched in 2018 and provides a year-long world class digital health training course to Chief Clinical Information Officers, Chief Information Officers and aspiring digital leaders from clinical, and non-clinical, backgrounds.

Commissioned by the NHS, the Academy is delivered by a partnership of Imperial College London, the University of Edinburgh and Harvard Medical School.

Who is it for?

Applications to join the NHS Digital Academy were welcomed from existing and aspiring digital leaders across health and social care including Chief Clinical Information Officers, Chief Information Officers, and senior operational, technical and clinical managers. Applicants were required to have five years informatics or digital experience, the support of their Chief Executive, and be able to attend three residential training sessions.

How to get involved.

Applications open once a year. Further information can be found on the Academy website