Policy

OS data and public sector mapping agreements underpin policy formulation and delivery in many different ways. Discover the value of location for government.

Innovating in delivering public services

Councils have saved hundreds of thousands of pounds by using OS data and APIs to deliver public services more efficiently.

Start innovating

Health and social care

The PSMA gives health and social care providers free access to all the geographic information needed to map the wealth of health data available.

Mapping better outcomes

National security

Up-to-date, accurate mapping is critical for the national agencies that protect our national security. OS data gives them a common operating picture in real time.

Real-time intelligence

Smart resilience

The emergency response community in the UK now has access to a secure information-sharing platform to help respond to crises and major events.

An essential tool

Scotland

The Scottish Government has five objectives that underpin its policies and programmes. OSMA members are often at the forefront of delivering them.

Joined-up government