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FOI – 2023-000360 - Apple Health (HTML)

Published on 13 October 2023

Date received – 29 September 2023 | Date responded – 13 October 2023


I trust this message finds you well. I have been advised to contact your department regarding specific matter, and I hope that I’ve reached the correct point of contact. The guidance to reach out to you was kindly provided by NHS inform personnel.

My inquiry pertains to the integration of Apple Health with the NHS system. I am interested in learning whether any initiatives or efforts have been made to incorporate Apple Health data into the broader NHS ecosystem. As we navigate an increasingly digital healthcare landscape, such integrations could offer numerous benefits to both patients and healthcare providers.

I appreciate your assistance in addressing this query and would be grateful for any information or insights you can provide on this matter.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to your response.


I can advise you that we have now completed the search of our records and can provide you with the following information:

Under section 17 of the Freedom of Information Scotland Act, 2002 (FOISA) an organisation does not have to provide that information if it does not hold that information. NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) does not have any knowledge of the integration of Apple Health into any NSS systems.

I trust you will find the information of assistance and if you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you are unhappy with any aspect of how we have dealt with your request, you can make representations to us asking us to review the handling of your request.

If you require any further information, please contact Head of Information and Cyber Security, Digital and Security within 40 working days of the date of this correspondence.



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