Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Mar 24, 2020

Councils could soon have access to an online tool for residents to self-assess their social care needs without face-to-face intervention from an officer.

Development of such a product has completed the discovery phase, says Guy Giles of the public sector innovation agency CC2i, with the ‘alpha’ phase is expected to...


Mar 15, 2020

At around the time Alex Nash was looking for a final year project for his engineering degree at Loughborough University, his grandfather was diagnosed with Dementia.

‘The technology available to him was old, and analogue, and didn’t provide any reassurance to the family that he was OK’ says Alex, nearly five years...


Jan 18, 2020

A wide range of professionals from the world of planning and development convened at December’s MapLondon event to explore how cities might be made better through more data sharing and wider use of digital maps.

The podcast, captured against the background hubbub of the event, features contributions from a range of...


Jan 14, 2020

Asmat Hussain, Corporate Director of Governance tells Rachael Tiffen of CIFAS what happened next after the High Court’s overturn of its 2014 mayoral election

The former mayor was found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices, including vote-rigging, by an election court in 2015, so the council needed to rebuild trust...


Nov 20, 2019

Damian Nolan (Halton BC) and Jane Hancer (CC2i) explain the problems of administering meds and describe a new collaboration by councils to find a digital solution.

Complicated relationships exist between patients, GPs, pharmacists, hospitals, carers and family members in terms of medicine management, and getting the...