NAO to slam new NHS IT system

A report by audit watchdog, the National Audit Office, is expected to slam
the NHS over its £6.2bn IT overhaul.

According to Personnel Today, the new system – the world’s biggest
public sector IT programme – will be criticised by the NAO for its lack of staff
buy-in, which could mean that clinicians do not gain the full benefits of new
hardware and software as staff still want to install their own choice of

Last month, health minister Liam Byrne praised the progress of the IT system.

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