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MPs report on the National Programme for IT in the NHS – UK Parliament

2 August, 2011 (23:56) | Computers are Magic, EPR, Government policy, Initiatives, Interoperability, IT fallacies, National Programmes, Nightmares!, Railways versus Roads | By: Helga Perry


The Commons Public Accounts Committee’s new report on the delivery of care records systems under the NHS National Programme for IT is critical of the programme and of the Department of Health’s failure to consult clinicians properly.

MPs report on the National Programme for IT in the NHS – UK Parliament.

The penny has finally dropped that this is not the way to achieve a fully-integrated care records system for the NHS.


…time for a paradigm shift in NHS IT !!


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Comment from Helga Perry
Time August 3, 2011 at 00:01

see also comment in GP Online – could some of the problems have been avoided if the Powers That Be had actually listened to clinicians?

Comment from admin
Time August 5, 2011 at 08:40

There are some good comments in the Nursing Times:

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