Editor’s choice of ICT items of note:

Appointment of Independent Member to Digital Health and Care Wales

Round-up: Digital Place Week 2022 draws to a close

Communications and Digital Committee publishes its report on BBC future funding

Using digital to bridge the gap between person and place

Home Secretary announces plans for contactless digital border

techUK’s Digital Place Week 2022

Simon Blagden CBE confirmed as new Chair of Building Digital UK

How artificial intelligence could revolutionise work at Sellafield


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

Parents urged to help their kids get active over the summer holidays with the 10 Minute Shake Up

Government seeks views to improve lives of people with Down's syndrome

‘Where do you go? There’s nowhere’: Developing safe accommodation options for domestic abuse survivors

New data highlights important differences in mental health crisis presentation amongst children and young people across Wales.

Maternity Disparities Taskforce discusses faith and human rights recommendations

Over 16 million repeat prescriptions ordered via NHS App in a year

Army of volunteers join NHS trial to spot deadly cancers

New taskforce to level-up maternity care and tackle disparities

Leeds Health and Social Care Hub launches to improve outcomes across the region

NHS staff to receive pay rise

Better access to NHS dental services under new reforms

Editor’s choice of Business / Commercial items of note:

New law in place to allow businesses to hire agency workers to plug staffing gaps caused by strike action

Thousands of offenders in work as UK businesses help break cycle of crime

UK-India trade deal must not be rushed as securing improvements to India's business environment is key

Further support for small businesses feeling the squeeze as £4.5 billion Recovery Loan Scheme extended

How we co-created Business Design Principles for the Home Office

Government and leading businesses join forces to help households with cost of living

IEA - Giving in to trade union demands could hold back productivity and spark recession

UK launches Israel talks to boost trade between services superpowers
Editor’s choice of Policy & General items of note:

Cambridgeshire detective in court on racially aggravated public order charge

UK and Republic of Korea set out desire to cooperate in Space

Welcome return of the Royal Welsh as we look to the future of farming and rural life – Lesley Griffiths

Adopting Agile to boost project management

New bursaries to help learners to upskill and retrain

Met officer dismissed for punching 15-year-old boy

Veterans called forward to share views on pre-2000 ban on homosexuality in the armed forces

Investigation under way following man’s death in Truro after contact with Devon & Cornwall Police

Reflections on Kinship Care Liverpool’s Visit

Multi-million investment to engage girls with football

COVID boosters hit two million as new winter vaccination strategy published

We’re seeking views on changes to TV advertising rules

Autumn/Winter COVID-19 booster programme
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