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Andrew Heggs

Head of Data Quality, Data Services Directorate - NHS Digital

Andrew is currently the Head of Data Quality within the Data Services Directorate at NHS Digital and has over 15 years’ experience working with health data in various Information Management roles within the NHS and the Independent Health Sector.

Andrew is responsible for defining and implementing the directorate’s Data Quality Strategy to better leverage the technologies being developed by NHS Digital to support continuous quality improvement of health data at source and throughout the data lifecycle.

Other responsibilities include the development and publication of data quality metrics to increase awareness of data quality issues at a local level and the provision of quality assurance frameworks to support improvement activities.