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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.
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
loneliness and social isolation

Veterans are experiencing loneliness and social isolation

Veterans are experiencing loneliness and social isolation according to a large study published today in the Journal Occupational Medicine
informal carers

Millions of informal carers are under significant stress and financial strain

Research commissioned by WeMa Life has revealed that almost 8 million informal carers across the UK are under significant stress and financial strain
funding councils

“Unfair” council funding holding back social mobility in rural counties, MPs warn

An inquiry by a cross-party group of MPs has found that the least socially mobile areas in England are counties, and those areas are held back by an ‘outdated’ and ‘inequitable’ method of funding councils and the false perception they are affluent
dementia sufferers

Halloween causes severe fear and confusion in dementia sufferers

Halloween is a fun time for many, dressing up, collecting as many sweets as possible and joining in on the community spirit. However, for dementia sufferers, Halloween can cause severe fear and confusion
social care ecosystem

How will implementing technology help improve the social care ecosystem?

According to Age UK, 97% of the UK population would like to receive care in their own home. With this in mind, Helen Dempster explains why the implementation of effective and intelligent technology across the entire social ecosystem will be key to enabling more people to stay in their homes for longer with a better quality of care
Government Loneliness Strategy

Government loneliness strategy is a major step forward in tackling loneliness

The British Red Cross responds to the launch of the new Government Loneliness Strategy announced today by Theresa May
Open Access Government 20 - October 2018

Open Access Government October 2018

Open Access Government October 2018 highlights a wide array of government policy issues from all around the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, security, ICT, blockchain innovation, government plus HR & training
diabetes and mental health

The link between diabetes and mental health

Open Access Government investigates the link between diabetes and mental health.
health and social care

The priorities for health and social care policy in Germany

The priorities for health and social care policy in Germany are placed under the spotlight here by Open Access Government, including the Federal Minister of Health’s ambitions for the elderly care sector.
mobility issues

Disability and public spaces

The UK’s population is living longer, meaning that more of us will experience mobility issues in our lifetime. Although this is the case, there is still an issue when it comes to the accessibility of our homes, buildings and public spaces
child protection

More than 180 children are placed on child protection every day

Six classrooms worth of children are placed on child protection plans every day to keep them safe from harm, according to figured analysed by the LGA
global ministerial mental health summit

World’s first global ministerial mental health summit to be held in London

Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that the UK will host the first ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London this October The summit will aim to help countries work together to increase the evidence for different treatments, and to ensure healthcare systems around the world...
health and social care ecosystem

Nurses in Europe codesigning an EU value-based health and social care ecosystem

Dr Paul De Raeve, Secretary-General of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) provides an in-depth perspective on the extent to which nurses in Europe are codesigning an EU value-based health and social care ecosystem.

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