Council tech procurement under spotlight as suppliers respond to MHCLG Local Digital Programme

Georgina Maratheftis, Head of Local Public Services at techUK, describes suppliers’ priorities in the wake of the Local Digital Declaration...Read more

An Audience With CLGdotTV No3 - What now for social care? Will the Green Paper ever arrive?

Joel Charles of Future Care Capital and Rt Hon Paul Burstow former Minister for Social Care share their thoughts on developing a sustainable policy for social care...Read more

Outcomes-based commissioning can't work if commissioners have no real sight of outcomes

A startlingly candid, wide-ranging discussion in which LGiU’s Ingrid Koehler and Harringey’s James Cuthbert agree that commissioners, providers and families have little real insight into those 15-minute homecare visits....Read more

Pitching for government business becoming affordable for SMEs thanks to CCS, GDS, MHCLG collaboration

Emilia Cedeno of Crown Commercial Service and Poss Apostolou of DXW explain how collaborative initiatives by these government departments will put more public sector contracts within the grasp of SMEs....Read more

Cities should be bolder with tech and collaborate to meet urbanization challenges

Stephen Blackburn of Leeds City Council and Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer for London, discuss how city governments can use technology to respond to significant growth in urbanization and other changes – some brought about by technology itself....Read more

Getting health and social care data flowing across systems to support integration

Leeds GP and CCIO Alistair Walling, and everyLIFE Technologies Chief Information and Compliance Officer Taffy Gatawa, discuss the role of data sharing in health & social care integration....Read more

Choosing from 389 ‘expressions of interest’ for £7.5m of Local Digital funding

Unpaid carers: sorely undervalued in spite of being worth ‘a second NHS’

What it's like to put 'lived experience' into the design and production of health & care services

Thinking differently about residential care: what does the data say?

Social care: reasons to be cheerful

What does it take for local digital collaboration and sharing to work?

Social care: benefits of ‘extra care’ approaches and why demand outstrips supply

AHSNs to lead new NHS campaign to increase diagnosis of atrial fibrillation among the general population