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autism and learning disabilities

Measures to improve care for people with autism and learning disabilities

The new measures include a working group for learning disabilities and autism and funding specialist advocates to review the care of patients in segregation or long-term seclusion.
poverty statistics

New poverty statistics to help government target support

New poverty statistics developed and published by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will help target support more effectively.
improve social care

How can bots improve social care?

Helen Dempster, Chief Visionary Officer at Karantis360, discusses how human and bot working successfully together could improve social care.
human rights abuses, world press freedom day

Journalists who uncover human rights abuses “under increasing attack”

On World Press Freedom Day, Amnesty International UK are calling for increased protection for journalists working to uncover human rights abuses in the UK.
social care industry

Adopting AI and robotics in the social care industry

Technology can help improve the social care industry in many ways, but there is still hesitancy towards adopting artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.
mindreading neurons, simulation neurons

Scientists find “mindreading” neurons in some brains

Scientists have identified special types of "mindreading" neurons that may allow us to simulate the decision-making processes of others, thereby reconstructing their state of mind and predicting their intentions.
social care staffing crisis

Brexit and the social care staffing crisis

Charles Armitage, CEO of Florence, highlights what nursing and care home managers need to be mindful of during Brexit uncertainty and the social care staffing crisis.
Open Access Government 22 - April edition

Open Access Government April 2019

Open Access Government April 2019 showcases a wide array of insightful opinion articles on government policy issues across the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, legal affairs and HR & training.
Simulation in Health and Social Care, University of Salford

Simulation in health and social care at the University of Salford

Amanda Miller, Course Leader, outlines the PgCert Simulation in Health and Social Care course available at the University of Salford.
NHS' Long Term Plan

Setting up the NHS’ Long Term Plan for success

David Green, Director & Co-Founder, Remedium Partners, highlights why the success of the NHS' Long Term Plan will rely on smart strategic workforce planning.
critical care nursing

Critical care nursing: Leveraging technology and innovation to improve care delivery

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group offers her thoughts on the challenges around critical care nursing, focussing on leveraging technology and innovation to improve the delivery of care.
how schools are assessed, Adoption UK

Adoption experts want rethink on how schools are assessed

Adoption UK and leading education experts are urging a real rethink in how schools are assessed, to reflect the experiences of adopted children.
blockchain interoperability, sharing data, care continuum

Blockchain interoperability: Sharing data across the care continuum

Paul De Raeve, Secretary General of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) sheds lights on how blockchain interoperability is enabling sharing data across the care continuum.
ageing population, Edyn.Care, technology

How technology can save the ageing population in London

The ageing population is growing and the need for quality care services will increase substantially in the coming years, here’s where technology can come.
troubled families, MHCLG

Data gives helping hand to UK government and troubled families

When the Troubled Families program was launched in 2011 by the UK coalition government, there were four key measures by which it would be judged.
mental health issues, uk schools

What can schools do to spot and avert mental health issues?

Schools across the UK are dealing with a mental health epidemic, with both primary and secondary school leaders reporting a rise in stress, anxiety and panic attacks in their pupils as well as depression, self-harm and eating disorders.
children's social workers

Funding provided to train 900 new children’s social workers

Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced plans to fund 900 new children's social workers up to 2021.
digital skills, smart homes, disabled, elderly

‘Smart homes’ to equip elderly and disabled people with digital skills

A new 'smart homes' scheme will aim to help elderly and disabled people develop digital skills to tackle loneliness in rural areas.
Oepn Access Government 21 - January 2019

Open Access Government January 2019

Open Access Government January 2019 features a number of high-quality articles on government policy issues from all around the world, including health and social care, research and innovation, education, transport, environment, energy, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, as well as legal affairs.
Christmas season

Helping out the elderly during the Christmas season

This time of year can be lonely for those without a family, so Brits have been urged to help out the elderly during the Christmas season

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