Dr Emma Stone is the Director of Evidence and Engagement at the Good Things Foundation. She leads a team of specialists skilled in service design, drawing on her wider understanding of social, economic and health inequalities to inform Good Things Foundation’s strategy and delivery.
In this video, Dr Stone outlines the key challenges people face when they cannot access the internet and suggests integrated responses to help alleviate the pressures on voluntary organisations to support these individuals. She shares the impacts of the digital divide on health inequalities, highlighting the need to address the divide to improve people’s life chances.
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1.5 million households in the UK do not have internet access. Dr Emma Stone, Director of Evidence and Engagement at the Good Things Foundation discusses the impacts of the digital divide on health inequalities and how local authorities can help relieve the pressure on volunteer organisations with helping individuals have online access.
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