Understanding regulations of AI and digital technology in health and social care

Learn what regulations to follow and how to evaluate effectiveness, whether you're a 'developer' of AI and digital technology or an 'adopter' who will buy or use them in health and social care.

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6 November 2023

This page has been updated to provide information on NICE Advice, which supports healthtech companies seeking to enter the NHS …

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Regulations for developers

Developers, also known as manufacturers, take technologies from an idea into a market-ready product.

Regulations for adopters

Adopters can buy, deploy or use the technology in a health or social care setting.

Advice services

Find out who to talk to when you have a specific question related to your product.