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Getting your house in order


Posted by Martin Ferguson, Head of Policy, Socitm
Globally, ICT is responsible for 2% of CO2 released. ICT in the public sector accounts for almost 35% of energy consumption. Pressure is building to reduce ICT's contribution, driven by UK Government and EU targets.

 

Food for Thought


Posted by British Heart Foundation, Charity, Third Sector

Childhood obesity is one of the most significant long-term health problems facing us today.

Keep up the debate


Posted by Andrew Harrop, Head of Policy, Help the Aged

Ageing is something that faces us all, and there is no standard template for growing old.  But as we age, we're more likely to have multiple health problems - over two thirds of people aged over 85 have a disability or long-standing illness. And it's well known their number is rising fast.  With this growing incidence of ill health, over the coming years we will need more and more care and support to help older people stay independent and happy in their own homes. 

The Red Cross: A flu friend in need


Posted by Sheila Hannay, Health and Social Care Service Development Officer., Red Cross

Swine flu was hands down the biggest health story of 2009. Generating untold column inches, not to mention hours of television reports, the pandemic has been a seemingly endless source of news, discussion and comment.


Editor's Feature
Tim Ellis
Whole System Demonstrator Programme Manager,
Department of Health

 When the vehicles we all drive became more complex and controlled by computerised engine management sys...


Poor housing costs the country billions of pounds,...
the relationship between poor housing and poor health outcomes are well documented. It is important ...
Green by name, green by nature
Paul You say "For example we are delivering new technologies that allow more effective virtual and ...
CRC10 Programme
Once again, a great conference with some excellent speakers and a very well coreographed event.
The 80/80 challenge
Whilst I agree with the point made, with so many conflicting messages (e.g. AAA rated dishwashers us...
The 80/80 challenge
Why are we getting so hung up on insulation when we encourage the use of unnecessary items such as t...