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Doctors explain why they resigned from the NHS's IT programme

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7557.7-a (Published 29 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:7
  1. Michael Cross
  1. London

    Senior doctors told MPs this week that they resigned from the programme to computerise the NHS in England after coming under pressure to exaggerate the extent of clinicians' involvement in the design of the system.

    Peter Hutton, the former chief clinical adviser to the £12bn (€17bn; $22bn) programme, told MPs at a session of the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee that he had warned the NHS …

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