Care and health digital and information

There is a growing use of digital and data by professionals, carers and individuals receiving care. Local authorities and health partners are using the opportunities that technology provides to facilitate joint working between health and social care and enabling people to live independently at home or in the community.


Digital and data is an enabler to supporting the transformation of social care and integration of health, housing and social care. The LGA work on digital and information is integrated into our broader programme of work, specifically supporting the following areas:

Download our care and health digital and information support offer.

Useful contacts

Mark Golledge
Programme Manager, Care and Health Improvement Programme
mark.golledge@local.gov.uk

Ed Humphreys
Senior Adviser, Care and Health Improvement Programme
ed.humphreys@local.gov.uk

Caroline Taylor
Programme Support Officer, Care and Health Improvement Programme
caroline.taylor@local.gov.uk

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Read our latest bulletin: January 2018