Help Me Investigate Health are currently following developments related to GP patient lists, what Pulse describes as 'brutal new GP list cleansing targets' and proposals to abolish GP boundaries. HMI Health have obtained some data on patient lists … [Read more...] about Help HMI Health add much-needed context to GP patient list data
Local Government Camp-ers braved the wintry NW weather at the weekend for a get together of collaborative plotting and just a teeny bit of geekery. Mike, Sarah and Karen from Talk About Local took part - here's some of our post camp … [Read more...] about Bins, mags, shops and more: Talk About Local at #LocalGovCampNW
The Ministry of Justice asked me to sit on their Crime and Justice Sector Transparency Panel. I'm not a legal expert, but as an local active citizen I want to know what is going on in my excellent local courts as they dispense justice on the … [Read more...] about Would a ‘Transparency Charter’ help make the Courts more open?
The announcement from Wordpress that users can embed Google calendars and docs is great news. We often get asked whether we can add calendars to blogs and there hasn't been a very simple way until now. Google calendars can be a bit clunky and … [Read more...] about New feature for WordPress.com sites – add Google docs and calendars
Last week I attended a great conference called City As A Platform in Birmingham. The conference asked, "In an era of public sector cuts and greater emphasis on local engagement, what happens when a city opens out its public infrastructure, … [Read more...] about Making sense of data – data for beginners
This morning, well last night actually, www.police.uk went live. Police.uk allows you to look at crime data by place name postcode or address, so really handy if you are looking to move, but also quite a handy content idea for your Hyperlocal … [Read more...] about Police Crime Mapping Site Goes Live