The Department of Health has increased the number of its press officers from 26 in 2006/7 to 31 in 2008/9, according to a reply given to FOI campaigner Heather Brooke.
Some FOI details on...
I posted a separate article "Department of Health coyness over KPMG "open tender" contract.
This is the document the Department emailed to me after a month of my asking questions about whether the KPMG contract was awarded after an open tender.
Capgemini has confirmed in an internal message to its staff that the idea of outsourcing some of its work for HM Revenue and Customs has been "debated and explored" - and there are no plans to change the contractual position to allow this to happen.
It says that the
The Tories are due today to publish the results of a review of the NPfIT, led by Dr Glyn Hayes, former chairman of the British Computer Society's Health Informatics Forum.
Dr Hayes, chairman of the review,...
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is important to the public image of the NPfIT. It's arguably as important to PR on the NHS IT scheme as Alastair Campbell was to Tony Blair's administration.
MPs on the
Barts and The London faced the worst 13-week waiting list in England - more patients waiting than the whole of the rest of the rest of the country put together - in March.
"Computer Weekly understands that Bellamy's job description was not clearly defined. One executive who works in the NHS said...
[This is a longer version of an article on ComputerWeekly.com]
The culture of smear goes much deeper than the Damian McBride affair. Critics of the National Programme for IT [NPfIT] in the NHS have been the subject of smears in debates in the House of Commons and House of...