Foundation - the digital core of your NHS England Practice

Looking for an NHS-themed website which provides key information to patients at a glance but still keeps you in control? Foundation is the answer.

Tailor information blocks to your website while retaining the NHS look and feel. Enhance your Foundation experience by adding Silicon Practice advanced dashboards.

NHS England Foundation being shown on desktop, mobile and tablet

Adheres to NHS Web Standards

Enhanced Web Accessibility

Intuitive Drag & Drop Editor

More features you get with Foundation

Foundation Conforms to NHS Web Guidelines

Foundation sites are targeted to achieve a 98% rating of the top NHS benchmark at launch.

WCAG 2.1 Level AA Compliant

We prioritise meeting the highest WCAG guidelines, to ensure that all patients, regardless of sight, hearing, or mobility issues, can access our digital resources conveniently and inclusively.

Foundation: Specialised NHS Blocks

NHS blocks allow you to present pre-set cards of information in concise, eye-grabbing formats and easily group related topics and links together.

Foundation provides Mobile First Design

Designed as mobile first, but equally at home on tablets, laptops and desktops.

Simplified Drag & Drop Editing with Foundation

Instantly make changes without technical knowledge ― these can be reflected across every site in the ICS, ICB, locality or PCN.

Foundation: Integration with NHS Self-Help Information

Optimise patient care with effortless signposting through seamless integration with NHS self-help information.

Easy to navigate Interface with Foundation

Uncluttered and proven interface enables patients to complete tasks rapidly. 

Foundation websites are NHS Driven

Foundation websites reflect NHS guidelines for providing online consultations and the latest healthcare advice while having the potential for so much more.

Discover FootFall Elements


FootFall Elements

Make your system future-proof with tailored modules

Choose from our suite of 50+ pre-built forms — everything from registering patients online to recording blood pressure and other health reviews, fit note requests and cancelling appointments. Practices can restrict access out of hours or when exceptionally busy.

  • Send an episode directly from the dashboard to the patient record
  • Send SNOMED-CT coded data into the clinical system
  • Send attachments such as images into the clinical system
  • Enable patient verification against the PDS
  • Unique desktop application which enables a direct integration between FootFall and your chosen clinical system
Start video consultations directly from the dashboard, inviting patients by SMS or email. Clinician is always in full control of consultation, can notify patients of delays, take screenshots and make notes.
Create additional dashboards for collaborative working with pharmacies, physios or care homes. Requests can be handled centrally but the practice can still track progress, schedule and route requests.

Already trusted and in use by hundreds of practices daily, the latest Silicon Practice dashboard enables patient verification against PDS and full auditing of actions.

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