National AI lab to be established for NHS

The government has announced £250 million of funding to be invested in artificial intelligence.

Virtual GP service ‘risks destabilising care’

Martin Rowland has warned that the expansion of the NHS GP at Hand service risks ‘destabilising care’ for the most complex and vulnerable cases.

AI to be used for local roads health-check

New DfT funding will see innovative AI technology to be used to develop a thorough understanding of Britain’s road markings.

Reliable health information through Amazon Alexa

The NHS is collaborating with Amazon to provide reliable health information from the NHS website through voice-assisted technology.

Investment in digital connectivity key for environment

The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport has outlined how to deliver digital connectivity post Brexit.

Streamlined social care for Edinburgh City Council

Edinburgh City Council has streamlined social care with the implementation of prepaid cards to supply funds for adult and children’s social care

Automation and the rebirth of local government services

Oliver Cook looks at the way government is adopting robotics and automation, as well as the opportunities the technology will provide

Why smart cities require WAN data acceleration

David Trossell explores why smart cities require WAN data acceleration and how it can prevent smart cities from being held back by latency

London’s tech - the rise of the smart borough

London is one of the most digitally advanced cities in the world. But whilst the private sector booms, what about London’s public services?

User-driven processes for digital integration

Building the perfect healthcare data-sharing platform means helping clinicians to build the perfect system for patients. Saduf Ali-Drakesmith explains why