Letters Turning doctors into coders

Regulation is needed to support the development of health IT

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5593 (Published 18 September 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5593
  1. Samuel P Leighton, core medical trainee1
  1. 1Inverclyde Royal Hospital, Greenock PA16 0XN, UK
  1. samleighton87{at}gmail.com

As Hoeksma points out,1 we cannot pin our hopes on amateur programmers and hobbyists solving all the NHS’s considerable technological woes. Regulation is needed in this area along …

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