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Labour sets out high tech vision for NHS

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7011.969a (Published 14 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:969

Specialist centres of excellence linked by computers to cottage hospitals and general practices are the model of a future NHS envisaged by the Labour party at its annual conference in Brighton last week. The initiative formed part of Mr Tony Blair's leader's speech, during which he announced that a Labour government would allow British Telecom to enter the cable market in exchange for providing free connections to hospitals, schools, and libraries.

Mr …

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