In the UK, public health departments of primary care trusts (PCTs) are due to move from PCTs to local authorities. According to The Guardian, there is concern that GIS skills will be lost on the way as PCTs were where GIS expertise was concentrated.
The article asks, “Will the NHS lose its way on geographic data”? The dissolution of primary care trusts risks a loss of expertise in GIS. To read the full article, click here.
Source: The Guardian
Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern. firstname.lastname@example.org