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Letters Boldly going to an iNHS

Junior doctors are ready and waiting to create an iNHS

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 30 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4731
  1. Andrew R Thornton, foundation year 2 doctor1
  1. 1Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
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Stephenson’s article highlights many of the problems with NHS IT that I noted from my first day on the wards.1

The problems of NHS IT come from its approach to solving problems. The triumvirate of information governance, confidentiality, and clinical safety have created systems that are inflexible and non-extensible and work against these principles. …

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