The NHS Covid-19 contact-tracing app is to be discontinued on 27 April 2023 following a steady decline in the number of active users.
As Christmas approaches along with the promise of a brand new year – Professor Joe McDonald looks at the best and worst times of 2020.
The NHS Covid-19 App is now compatible with contact-tracing apps across Scotland, Northern Ireland, Jersey and Gibraltar.
Scotland and Ireland chose to go their own way, working with software developers NearForm to develop their contact-tracing app – but what’s the difference?
The Protect Scotland app is designed as an “extra tool” to support the manual contact-tracing already in place under NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect system.
The new exposure notification system will replace the need for users to install contact-tracing apps developed by public health bodies.
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A £2million grant is to be given to the ZOE Covid-19 Symptom Study app by the UK government to support its data collection.
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This month’s mobile apps round-up features news about a trial of the revamped NHS contact-tracing app and NHS Tayside launching an app for IBS.
The contact-tracing app uses Bluetooth technology to notify users if they have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
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