COVID Cast #2: Racing to close the NHS staffing gap

By | 2020-05-27T10:33:29+00:00 May 27th, 2020|Tags: , |

In March, concerns over an influx of COVID-19 patients in hospitals prompted an urgent rethink on how hospitals should be staffed. As millions followed government guidance to stay at home, the challenge facing clinicians and hospital administrators was this: how do we ensure that hospitals are suitably staffed to respond to possible explosion in the [...]

Digitalising social care: An interview with Cera

By | 2020-02-12T15:30:29+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this month, previous GovStart company Cera Care acquired Mears Care in a deal worth more than £30m. The acquisition will boost Cera’s employee numbers to 2,000, with 20 offices across the country and the ability to deliver more than 10,000 visits a day. We spoke to co-founder Dr Ben Maruthappu about how Cera has grown since leaving the GovStart programme and what their plans are for 2020!

GovStart: Trailblazing the European GovTech ecosystem

By | 2019-08-07T13:31:43+00:00 August 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today PUBLIC launches the third round of GovStart - our trailblazing accelerator focused on startups that want to transform public services.