Exploring practical ways of helping people overcome social isolation

whg Housing are about to trial a ‘kit’, developed with service design students at the Royal College of Art, to help tenants connect with their community...Read more

Digital could reduce medicines errors where people are cared for at home

There were 500,000 errors in medicines administration reported to regulator CQC by registered care providers in 2015-19, some resulting in serious injury and even death....Read more

Why Smart Leeds is about connectivity as much as ‘Govtech’

Stephen Blackburn, Data and Innovation Manager at Leeds City Council on participation in the GovTech Catalyst and the importance of 100% Digital Leeds...Read more

Public services ahead of business when it comes to service design

Professor Clive Grinyer, head of service design at the Royal College of Art on collaborations with Cabinet Office, MoJ and local authorities...Read more

Councils need to beware of fraud in distributing £30bn to SMEs says Cifas

The organisation behind the national Fighting Fraud and Corruption Locally Strategy sets out threats and counter measures...Read more

Covid-19 turns waste collection upside down prompting innovative response

Businesses made idle by closure of commercial premises are being enabled to support hard-pressed domestic collections  ...Read more

World Wide Waste 3/3: our digital consumption is out of control

Coronavirus impact on care sector follows years of low status and neglect

World Wide Waste 2/3: business is squandering digital’s green potential

World Wide Waste 1/3: doing it online is good for the environment - right?

West Midlands ADASS priorities 2020/21: the view pre-Coronavirus

Online self-assessment for local authority social care support in prospect by Autumn

Social care and NHS innovation leaders in West Midlands launch digital and data-sharing collaboration

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