Health apps and wearable technology are harmless to citizens but also useless, according to Des Spence, a general practitioner from Glasgow, Scotland. In the British Medical Journal (BMJ), Spence takes...
The Computing team discuss the week's top technology news, including Rishi Sunak's latest budget, the argument around vaccine passports, and Google's intention to stop selling ads based on tracked browser history
The app was released in England and Wales last month after much delays
Public Health England appears to be managing the daily case numbers on an Excel spreadsheet, and has misunderstood the software's limitations
Government officials are concerned that the app's adoption rate could be as low as 10 per cent
Jonathan Ritchie, CIO of Mastercall Healthcare, explains how Bluetooth-connected devices can be used to remotely triage patients, potentially saving the NHS time and money, and saving lives