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BMA calls for investigation into cost of MTAS

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39332.615718.DB (Published 13 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:534
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    The National Audit Office should carry out a full independent investigation of the cost to the taxpayer of the medical training application service (MTAS), the flawed computerised system used this year to appoint junior doctors to training posts in the UK, says the BMA.

    Andrew Rowland, vice chairman of the BMA's Junior Doctors Committee, says in a letter to the National Audit Office that it's not just the reported £1.9m (€2.8m; $3.9m) paid to an IT company to set up an online …

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