Principles - Design principles

These principles guide all of our design. Use them to get started on a project and to help with making decisions.

They're inspired by the NHS Constitution.

Download design principles poster (PDF, 126KB)

Would you like to contribute to our design principles?

Please let us know how the design principles have worked for you and, in particular, if you have research findings to share. This will help us improve the principles for everyone.

Before you start, you will need a GitHub account. It's an open forum where we collect feedback.

If you have any questions, you can message us on Slack. You will need a Slack account if you do not have one. Or you can contact us by email.

Updated: April 2023