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The new Choose and Book system risks becoming another white elephant in NHS IT

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choose and book has wasted possibly hundreds of millions maybe billions trying to solve an imaginary and very minor irrelevant problem.there never was nor is any need for it.99 per cent of my patients are interested in going to the closest hospital.in many areas there is no 'choice' as there is only one hospital.it has ramped up expectations in a desperately stretched service to no useful end.it wastes vast amounts of desperately precious consultingtime ..so as well as the scandalous waste of money it damages patient care. overall it is a profound failure instituted by delusional people with no understanding of primary care. i doubt someone whois denied a life saving drug or investigation feels money was better spent on a childish scheme like this for people who like to play computer games. losses shouldbe cut and the culpable who have caused this sad waste should be held to account...........

Posted date

16 Oct 2013

Posted time

5:32pm

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