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CCGs launch online services for elderly patients

Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire CCGs have been awarded £272,000 to set up an online video technology service linking GPs with their elderly patients, in a bid to save £1 million.

Weston General Hospital launches app for ‘paperless’ communication

Nursing staff at Weston General Hospital are switching to smartphone-based technology to replace the current paper-based systems.

CMA highlights benefits of digital comparison tools

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a paper on its market study into digital comparison tools (DCTs), exploring the tools’ increasing use in helping people decide what to buy.

Encrypted messaging services should not allow terrorists to hide, Rudd says

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said that encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp should not offer terrorists a place to hide.

Proposals to make council webcasting compulsory

The Welsh government has announced new proposals to make council webcasting of meetings compulsory.

 Features

Tapping into talent in the communications industry

Government Business looks at the new Communications Services framework in more detail

Social media - the present of public communications

Government Business looks at the importance of public sector communications and how best to implement a strategic digital approach

Can we make planning more transparent?

Future Cities Catapult’s Stefan Webb explains why developing technology is key to increasing transparency in the planning sector

Blast into the future of data centres

Data Centre World will discuss everything from power and energy efficiency to data centre routing and switching. GB previews the show

Will we ever see a paper-free public sector?

Bob Larrivee looks at the paper-free progress made by the public sector as organisations migrate to a more digital workplace