New powers for councils to hold public meetings remotely

Local authorities have been handed new powers to hold public meetings virtually by using video or telephone conferencing technology.

Surge in the number of people using NHS tech

Research shows that 38 per cent of people have increased their use of NHS technology since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.

'Digital Access Fund' needed so children can get online

The IPPR is calling for an emergency 'Digital Access Fund' to provide tablets or other digital devices to households where children cannot get onli

Crack down on false coronavirus information online

The government has announced that specialist units are working at pace to combat false and misleading narratives about coronavirus.

Regular support via NHS text message

People staying at home suffering with suspected coronavirus symptoms will get regular check-ins from a new NHS messaging service.

Streamlined social care for Edinburgh City Council

Edinburgh City Council has streamlined social care with the implementation of prepaid cards to supply funds for adult and children’s social care

Automation and the rebirth of local government services

Oliver Cook looks at the way government is adopting robotics and automation, as well as the opportunities the technology will provide

Why smart cities require WAN data acceleration

David Trossell explores why smart cities require WAN data acceleration and how it can prevent smart cities from being held back by latency

London’s tech - the rise of the smart borough

London is one of the most digitally advanced cities in the world. But whilst the private sector booms, what about London’s public services?

User-driven processes for digital integration

Building the perfect healthcare data-sharing platform means helping clinicians to build the perfect system for patients. Saduf Ali-Drakesmith explains why