Oxford vaccine test volunteers infected with typhoid.

The Oxford Vaccine Group, part of University of Oxford, gave 99 volunteers a drink laced with live Salmonella Typhi bacteria a month after vaccinating them. Between 40% and 50% of the volunteers for the trial were students, Healthcare professionals were allowed to take part if they were not in patient-facing jobs or if they were willing to take around 3-4 weeks off work to be infected.

Warwickshire turns libraries into ‘council’s front door’

This summer, Stratford-upon-Avon’s public library will re-open with a new service: it will be the new home of the town’s registration office. The historic building, next to Shakespeare’s birthplace, will host weddings in a room that will also be used for meet the author events.

Social care commissioners embrace 'elevator pitch’ introduction to possibilities of tech-enabled care

Central Manchester bag clinical waste savings and feed breakfast to cyclists.

State Pension age will need to rise above 70 to make pensions triple lock sustainable

The true costs of missing the school transport scheduling window and how to avoid them

Why technology is needed to reinvent the UK’s social care system

An Englishman’s home is his rabbit hutch? Implications of the national space standard for the building control profession

When councils outsource why don’t they secure the quality of associated online services?

A three step manifesto for a smarter, fairer economy

Library e-resources under-exploited potential says report

How an NHS trust uses mobiles for dictation despite poor coverage

Building control – constructing a modern, diverse profession

Councils and digital solutions providers upload care apps and local digital innovations to Public Service Digital Exchange

Extinction awaits organisations that do not use the web to understand customer behaviour says Gerry McGovern

Sharing and collaboration among Local Authorities is key to next 12 months says Socitm Advisory

The route to market in the new tech enabled health and care environment