Public Adoption of and Trust in the NHS COVID-19 Contact Tracing App in the UK

Digital contact tracing is employed to monitor and manage the spread of COVID-19. However, to be effective the system must be adopted by a substantial proportion of the population. Studies of mostly hypothetical contact tracing apps show generally high acceptance, but little is known about the drivers and barriers to adoption of deployed systems.

Read Horizon and TAS Hub’s joint paper in the Journal of Medical Internet Research investigating the adoption of and attitudes towards the NHS COVID-19 smartphone app, the digital contact tracing solution in the United Kingdom.