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Living online: the long-term impact on wellbeing

Inquiry

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated our rapidly increasing reliance on digital technology. This inquiry will look at the long-term impact this may have on our social and economic wellbeing and, in particular, on four key drivers of wellbeing: physical health, mental health, social interaction and quality of working life.

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Lords COVID-19 Committee disappointed at Government’s engagement with their work
COVID-19 Committee publishes report criticising Government response to its Beyond Digital inquiry
22 July 2021
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Teachers and doctors must be equipped for the digital world
The COVID-19 Committee has written to the Secretaries of State for Health and Education about the lack of IT equipment and training for GPs and teachers.
18 June 2021
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Government should consider new health and employment rights to protect wellbeing in the digital world
The Select Committee on COVID-19 publishes its report Beyond Digital: Planning for a Hybrid World
21 April 2021
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What will this period of online learning mean for children’s futures?
The COVID-19 Committee will explore the long-term impact of the sudden shift to digital learning necessitated by the pandemic.
3 February 2021
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Does employment legislation meet the needs of the digital workplace?
The COVID-19 Committee explores whether current employment legislation, policy and practice is adequate to protect workers’ wellbeing in an increasingly digital workplace
27 January 2021
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How will technology affect the quality of our working lives, post-pandemic?
COVID-19 Committee takes evidence at 10:00am on Thursday 28 January
25 January 2021
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How does spending more time online affect our relationships?
COVID-19 Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 12 January at 10.00am
6 January 2021
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Committee asks what our increasingly digital lives will mean for our mental health
COVID-19 Committee takes evidence at 10:00am on 15 December
10 December 2020
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Committee to explore the impact of digital technology on physical activity
COVID-19 Committee hears evidence on physical activity and use of digital technology
26 November 2020
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Committee to discuss digital technology and the delivery of healthcare services
The COVID-19 Committee will hear from the British Medical Association, Healthwatch England, The King’s Fund and Professor Ruth Chambers
19 November 2020
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Committee to kick-off new inquiry by exploring digital exclusion
The COVID-19 Committee is to start taking oral evidence in its new inquiry looking at the long-term impact on wellbeing of an increasing reliance on digital technology
5 November 2020
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Committee asks what increasingly digital lives will mean for our wellbeing
Inquiry on the impact of digitalisation on peoples lives launched
28 October 2020
Total results 12 (page 1 of 1)

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