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New body set up to monitor introduction of computer system into NHS

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 23 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:704
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Harry Cayton, director of patients and the public in the NHS, is to head a new body that aims to ensure that the public and NHS staff get the most out of the new computer systems that are being introduced as part of the National Programme for IT.

    The Care Record Development Board will gather the views of patients and clinical and non-clinical staff through 60 or so action teams that will operate primarily as a virtual network through the board's website, explained Mr Cayton, …

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