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July 12, 2013  3:00 PM

Department of Health gave false assurances over NHS software

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Officials falsely claimed the NHS had protected its £7.3bn investment in the National Programme for IT by staking ownership over any software it produced, it has emerged.

Contrary to earlier statements, the NHS never had ownership rights over its software, the Department of Health said...

January 11, 2013  2:34 PM

CSC shoulders NHS loss by moving jobs offshore

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CSC UK said last week it was cutting costs in the UK by moving jobs offshore, after posting a loss of nearly £1bn.

It also revealed declining profits at its flagship, 10-year outsource with Royal Mail, which Computer Weekly


November 30, 2012  1:03 PM

Odds stacked on Cornwall outsource

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January 21, 2009  12:50 PM

Interview with CEO of NPfIT “break-away” trust

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Below is the result of my interview with Brian James, Chief Executive of Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, which is shortly to buy its main hospital e-record systems outside of the NHS's...

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July 7, 2008  10:00 AM

CSC assurances on morale, pay, training and travel

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A anonymous reader who appears to be an employee of CSC claims that morale is low, training is not exemplary, travel is limited, and the pay increase (for the employee at least) is 1.75%.

A CSC spokeswoman replied promptly saying that all the comments were untrue. She said:

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May 29, 2008  2:38 PM

Fujitsu to withdraw from the NPfIT – what happens now?

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Only a week ago a deal aimed at rescuing the NHS's National Programme for IT in the south of England seemed imminent.

Officials and Fujitsu had spent nearly a year negotiating changes to a 10-year contract which was worth £896m when signed in January 2004 and had increased for various...


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