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NHS Executive attacked over Read codes

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7156.431a (Published 15 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:431
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    The Commons public accounts committee has sharply criticised the NHS Executive over the way it managed the Read codes project, saying that it had “failed in important and basic ways.”

    The committee's report published last week said that it was vital that the codes are independently and thoroughly evaluated before further spending on them can be justified. The committee says that so far …

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