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Martin O'Brian

Deputy Director Digital Delivery at the Office for National Statistics.

Previously, Head of Digital at the Planning Inspectorate and Deputy Director of IT & Head of Architecture, Analysis, UX and Portfolio at the Intellectual Property Office UK.

From AA to OBE - King Charles III recognises  ONS digital employee in Birthday Honours

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We are proud to announce that Ceinwen Blake, Deputy Director of Digital, Data and Technology, has been named in the King’s Birthday 2023 Honours list.  She has been awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire), recognising her extraordinary work and IT service at The Office for National Statistics that has significantly contributed towards the service we provide to the nation.

Taking a digital approach to the COVID infection survey

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The start page of the COVID-19 online survey

Set up in April 2020, the COVID-19 Infection Survey, led by the Office for National Statistics in partnership with the University of Oxford and the UK Health Security Agency, tracked the rates of COVID-19 infections, reinfections, and levels of immunity in the general population. This blog shares our digital approach, some of the insights, and what we've been doing to respond to future surveillance or survey data collection requests that may be required at short notice.