The number of people aged 65 and over accessing the internet has risen by more than a quarter in the past year, driven by a three-fold increase in the use of tablet computers to go online, new Ofcom research reveals.
According to High Streets Minister Brandon Lewis: “Apps and other digital technologies can bring communities closer to the range of services good town centres offer or reward people for coming into town.”
A new £9.5m grant will allow Health Boards across Wales to invest in new technology to help improve patient care. Around £1m of the grant has been awarded to the NHS Wales Informatics Service to fund two projects, both to encourage the seamless delivery of healthcare through the adoption of new technology for optometry.
The Community Development Foundation has launched a new website called Just Act, which helps anyone involved with a community project. It features a combination of crowd-sourced content, links to other websites and a forum where people can chat and ask questions.
PSNGB, the industry association for PSN suppliers and the Local Government Solutions Advisory Group will work together to develop and promote solutions that accelerate and enable collaboration between local public services.