Gary Steen, chief technology officer at Tunstall Healthcare, shares his insight into how technology can shape the future of our health, housing and social care services.

IoT technology has the power to revolutionise not just industries, but day-to-day lives. For housing, the Internet of Things is a gateway of possibility.

Internet access has become a basic requirement much like heating or shelter. Within the wider context of global access to the Internet, the United Nations declared in 2016 that “online freedom is a “human right” and one that must be protected.

In 2017, BT announced that they will be switching off their long-serving analogue telephone network (PSTN) and Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) network by 2025, moving to a digital (IP) network ready for the future. But what does this mean for housing providers?

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is a global authority that develops, improves and promotes understanding of the standards for payment security.   If you are a merchant that accepts or processes payment cards, then the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) applies to you.

There are very few walks of life that have not been radically changed forever by the rapid pace of technological change over the last 20 years. Retail has changed forever. The way we access goods, services, products and travel have all been transformed.

Driving improvement through technology includes examples from across health and social care, of how CQC is encouraging innovation and improvement through new technologies. It also outlines how technology can support the delivery of outstanding person-centred care in relation to the five key lines of enquiry (KLOEs) that CQC uses when inspecting health and social care services.

Businesses have never been under more pressure to run cleaner, more cost-effective vehicles, but with rapid advances in technology and products, switching to electrification has never been easier.

The PfH & KTP partnership has helped PfH to automate the categorisation of purchases made by PfH members, drilling right down into their spend data.

As fuel prices have risen for what is now the thirteenth week running and show no sign of slowing down, it’s at times like these that it can feel impossible to reign in the cost of running a light commercial vehicle fleet.