Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Announcing the winners of our social video platform competition

Police special constable sentenced for online child sexual abuse offences

Online quiz to help people cut costs

Meta’s Jessica Zucker joins Ofcom to power the drive for online safety

'Sharing my screen cost me £48,000' – half of investors would miss signs of screen sharing scam as FCA warns of 86% increase

From “ethics washing” to systemic bias: New research highlights current complexities of trust in Artificial Intelligence

Plusnet joins automatic compensation scheme

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Editor’s choice of Health, Social Care & Homelessness related items of note:

NHS rolls out life-saving arthritis drug to treat COVID

Health and Social Care Secretary meets with Nottingham maternity review families

Healthier lifestyle can help to ease osteoarthritis symptoms says NICE

Vaccine Taskforce Director General will harness lessons from pandemic to address HRT supply chain issues

A record year for people receiving lifesaving NHS cancer checks

Babies to get new test for eye cancer in the womb to save their sight

Three month limit for three HRT products to ensure continued access

NHS Providers launches advice on how to get the best out of technology suppliers

NHS Confederation responds to record year for cancer checks

Face coverings retained in health and social care settings

Patients Association - Better healthcare together

Support for healthcare innovators
Editor’s choice of Business / Commercial items of note:

There's No Business Like Show Business: North Korea's Missiles on Parade

North East councils deliver social value by paying small businesses early

Why business as usual will prevail in the Philippines

Schools’ Covid guidance aligned to businesses and other workplaces

High energy usage businesses to benefit from further government support

Welsh Procurement Policy Note (WPPN) 02/22: Transparency – Publication of Contract Award Notices

Speech by Defence Procurement Minister at DPRTE Conference 2022

How public procurement will change in 2023

Minister for Defence Procurement at SupportNET 22

Trade Ministers' Meeting on Economic and Trade Support for Ukraine

SME manufacturers lose optimism in face of rising costs - CBI survey

Minister for Industry addresses the Make UK National Manufacturing conference

Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

World-class training to deliver savings and sustainability from major government projects

Next steps to improve regulation of aquaculture

GDP Quarterly National Accounts for 2021 Quarter 4

Project and programme management best practice for 2022

COP President Alok Sharma visits Mexico to promote global climate action and implementation of the Glasgow Climate Pact

Witness appeal after man dies following collision with Sussex Police vehicle

Workers need stronger wage bargaining rights to tackle cost of living crisis, says TUC on International Workers Day

CMA cancels investigation after Ritchie Bros and Euro Auctions abandon merger

Private sector activity continued to grow in the three months to April - Growth Indicator

Ofcom investigates whether Shell Energy failed to tell customers about better deals

Petrol station proposals provisionally clear way for Morrisons deal

UK – Japan Joint Announcement on Deepening Digital Collaboration

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