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Paperless NHS by 2018 could be a struggle

28th January 2013

Experts have said the government's target of a "paperless" health service in five years will be "a struggle" to meet.

According to Colin Sweeney, the director of ICT at King's, the health secretary Jeremy Hunt's plans were "not easy" to achieve. He explained:  "It’s a good ambition and certainly something we have embraced, but it’s not easy and not as straight forward as you think because people are quite keen on retaining their paper." He added that not every trust would manage and explained: "I think it’s going to be a struggle for a lot of people to achieve."

 

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Title: Paperless NHS by 2018 could be a struggle
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 23610
Date Added: 28th Jan 2013

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