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Protecting Hampshire’s nature - Nitrate neutrality in the Solent

Natural England announced that all new planning proposals covering Hampshire’s Solent waterways and wetlands, must be “nitrate neutral”.

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Faster access to healthcare assets for NHS London Healthy Urban Development Unit

How location data helps the NHS London Healthy Urban Development Unit (NHS HUDU) make sure everyone has access to the healthcare they need.

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Supporting NHS England’s rollout of the vaccine with our Partner, Basemap

Using OS road data and speed data from Basemap, we gave NHS England more accurate journey times from population centres to proposed vaccination sites.

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London Ambulance Service NHS Trust uses OS Places API for out of area look ups

Using the OS Places API allows the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust to use flexible search methods for call handlers including full address, partial address.

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Redesigning mental health services with the NHS and location data

During a 2018 review of community health services, the Trust used OS VectorMap District and 1:250 000 Scale Raster datasets to model the mental and physical health service needs across East Cheshire.

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NHS and OS battle obesity in Birmingham

Using Ordnance Survey’s Street View product, NHS in Birmingham has pin pointed fast food joints near schools to cut on obesity rising rates.

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OS helping HMRC to target financial support

This case study outlines how HMRC has used Ordnance Survey (OS) data to increase the take-up of tax credits so that disabled workers, people on low incomes, or those responsible for children, receive the benefits they deserve.

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OS data helps keep hospital open in Somerset

Ordnance Survey data provided critical evidence leading to Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group keeping stroke services at two hospitals.

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Helping South Central Ambulance Service respond to COVID-19

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) responds to emergency situations – including COVID-19.

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OS data contributing to improved special needs transport

Harrow Council’s Route Optimisation Project aims to use Ordnance survey data to reduce vehicles used, save fuel and optimise driver numbers.

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OS data supports Birmingham’s perinatal mental health service

Improving perinatal services in Birmingham with Ordnance Survey (OS) data.

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OS working with DECC to secure affordable energy supplies

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) works with Ordnance Survey to make sure the UK has secure, clean, affordable energy supplies.

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