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@NHSEngland had a habit of rebranding right from the start. First itself, 'cos it didn't like being the "#CommissioningBoard":…

Then, after the & #HES scandals, #HSCIC became @NHSDigital...
So that @NHSX - itself a #rebranding of bits of @DHSCgovuk & @NHSEngland to deliver @MattHancock's #TechVision, probably more accurately named #DHSX - wants to call its ailing app "PPE in your pocket" is hardly a surprise.

What I'm more concerned about is the way @NHSEngland...
...despite setting itself up as the 'protector' of the #NHS brand (including its logo & trademark) appears to be actively #cobranding with @PalantirTech:…

So which do YOU think will have the greater lasting impact on #trust?
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Yup. The 'evolution' is fascinating, but I fear anyone who thinks @NHSX has the IN-HOUSE technical capacity to develop an app like this sorely misunderstands what #DHSX actually is, e.g. it had to hire @faculty_ai to design, staff & set the strategic direction for its "#AILab"... the first 6 bullet points on p7 of this contract show:…

According to recent reports, the cost of the #nhsxCovid19app's third party development also grew quite a bit:
though, as @EerkeBoiten says, one must be careful not to...
...conflate either (a) what each project is, (b) which companies are working on each, albeit some on several, and (c) who is the notional* data controller.

*"Notional", as controllership's down to who determines purpose & MEANS of processing - not mere contractual assignation
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