Policy

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Broadband Universal Service Obligation: consultation on design

31 July 2017
Closes on: 
Monday, 2 October 2017
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The Digital Economy Act 2017 which received Royal Assent in April, enabled the creation of a new broadband Universal Service Obligation (USO), giving every household and business the right to request a broadband connection at a minimum speed of at least 10Mbps, up to a reasonable cost threshold - no matter where they live or work. Following this, the Government is consulting on the specific design of the USO which would be set in secondary legislation.
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NIHR Future of Health Project

8 May 2017
Closed on: 
Saturday, 10 June 2017
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BCS members are invited to contribute views to the NIHR Future of Health Project. The consultation will focus on what health challenges in England will be like in 20-30 years’ time, and how they will differ from today. The purpose of this project is to inform NIHR strategic thinking and ensure the NIHR view of future health and healthcare (including social care and public health) incorporates diverse perspectives, from a broad range of experts from around the country, including those of patient and public representatives.

Interoperability Measurement

21 October 2016
Closed on: 
Wednesday, 7 December 2016
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Code4Health Interoperability Community Board are seeking views from the BCS membership community on the following interoperability topic
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