Archives for December 5th, 2000

ONE STOP GOVERNMENT PORTAL GOES LIVE

Headlines, PublicNet: 5 December, 2000

The launch of UK Online Citizen Portal marks a milestone in the development of e-government. The site, which is being developed by BT Stepchange and BT Syntegra, will play a crucial role in the aim of getting all government services on line by 2005. The portal will be a one stop shop with a powerful search engine giving access eventually to 1000 official websites In time the portal will transform the relationship between Government and citizens by turning public services inside out. Instead of being organised around Government structures, services will be organised for the citizen’s convenience.To simplify access to services, a range of facilities will be grouped into life episodes. For those moving house there is information about house prices, local schools and transport and a change of address service, which streamlines the process of telling departments that householders have moved. The other life episodes available initially are dealing with crime, having a baby and going away.

Read more on ONE STOP GOVERNMENT PORTAL GOES LIVE…



WINTER PRESSURES AHEAD

Headlines, PublicNet: 5 December, 2000

The Government’s pre-emptive strike, in warning of pressures ahead for the NHS this winter, have been broadly welcomed by health professionals.The NHS Winter plan details extra capacity the NHS has achieved thanks to more money from this year’s Budget, which will provide six thousand extra nurses and 445 more critical care beds.

Read more on WINTER PRESSURES AHEAD…

© PublicNet is a KnowShare production | Technology by Jag Singh + Hilton & Hilton Ltd | Admin Log in