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Harnessing data to support vulnerable people


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How can we build on the data sharing experience gained during Covid to meet the current challenges facing our communities?

The public and health sectors hold vast store of information that could be used to identify and support vulnerable people. But everyone has their own datasets, and their own ways of working – what are the common points of connection and identifiers? How do we flag ‘vulnerabilities’ and assess risk in a common process?

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On the panel:

  • Paul Davidson, Chief Digital Officer, Sedgemoor District Council / Director iStandUK and Scalable Approach to Vulnerability via Interoperability (SAVVI)
  • Jamie Tasker, BI Innovation Manager, Barnsley Council
  • Jo Mann, Head of Risk & Intelligence, Humberside Fire & Rescue Service
  • Richard Duffield, Head of Customer Insights, GeoPlace LLP

Resources mentioned in discussion: 

This was the first of two UKA Lives on how data can support vulnerable people. Catch up here with the discussion on the legal rights – and duties – to share data to support vulnerable people

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