Friday, November 24, 2006

Why blow money on NHS IT systems?

Derek BrownleeAudit Scotland has complained that not enough health service funds are being spent north of the border on IT systems.

As Tory finance spokesman Derek Brownlee says: isn't it more important that "funds spent on this area deliver better services to patients and value for money to the taxpayer"? It's not as if England's National Programme for IT is a huge bargain at £20bn and climbing. (Thanks, Fearghas!)

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