Scotland Looks To Reduce Digital Exclusion

The Scottish Government is increasing its digital efforts, with public health and wellbeing set to benefit substantially.

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“continue to deliver improved digital infrastructure to all parts of the country [through] an ambitious commitment to provide access to super-fast broadband for every home and business in Scotland.”

“I have struggled to get online, which is difficult as the Jobcentre wants me to go on my Universal Credit account every day. This is especially bad as I’ve been really busy with finding a flat as I’m homeless, and the Jobcentre doesn’t get it.”

“empowering employees, customers, and local communities to be more confident with technology and to move forward in the digital world.”

“web-based platform that helps healthcare providers offer video call access to their services as part of their ‘business as usual,’ day-to-day operations.”

“to understanding and influence behavioural environment determinants of health and wellbeing, and to transform [its] systems to support healthy, independent living.”

Behavioural psychologist; AI-quisitive; EY UK&I Client Technology & Innovation Officer. Views my own & don't represent EY’s position.

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