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Speech: Open data: Matt Hancock speech

Thank you to the Konrad Adenauer Foundation for hosting me to speak today. The Konrad Adenauer Foundation has done excellent work to build foundations between Germany and the UK for 50 years. It’s a great honour to be here. (Guten

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How open data can help save lives

Data management is becoming increasingly important in emergency services, disaster relief, pollution plotting, cycle safety and healthcare When somebody has a heart attack, the first thing you do is make them comfortable. After calling an ambulance, you locate a defibrillator.

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Saving lives with Defibrillators in Trafford

According to the British Heart Foundation: a cardiac arrest happens when your heart stops pumping blood around your body. If someone has suddenly collapsed, is not breathing normally and is unresponsive, they are in cardiac arrest. The most common cause

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