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Hundreds of IT-related deaths in the NHS every year? ... why the full truth will never emerge

By Tony Collins

Two academics have given talks in London about the number of NHS patients who might have died because of IT-related problems.

Their comments come almost exactly five years after the Francis report into the “appalling suffering” of patients at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. 1,876 more words

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Government Digital Service loses "genius" and "national treasure". Is Sir Humphrey winning campaign to dismember GDS?

,By Tony Collins

The dismembering of the Government Digital Service is underway, says Andrew Greenway, a former programme manager working on digital projects for the Cabinet Office. 813 more words

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Capita's problems were "preventable" says Royal London

By Tony Collins

Royal London, a Capita investor, said yesterday it has been “raising concerns about Capita’s weak governance with the firm for a number of years, and voting against many resolutions on director re-elections and pay consistently since 2014.” 715 more words

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Judge in Post Office Horizon case calls for a "change of attitude"

By Tony Collins

The Law Society Gazette reports that the High Court judge in the Post Office Horizon case has called for a “change of attitude”. 644 more words

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Has goodnewspeak gone too far when a mother whose allowance was blocked dies?

By Tony Collins

Yesterday’s post on goodnewspeak mentioned that officials at the Department for Work and Pensions had been celebrating the rollout of Universal Credit, not obviously mindful of the problems and delays in payments and the fact that some failed claimants had been on the brink of suicide. 327 more words

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Capita under fire again over GP support contract - but NHS England praises "improvements"

By Tony Collins

Hundreds of trainee GPs have not received their salaries from Capita, which is under contract to pay them, reports The Guardian. 952 more words

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Horizon IT controversy closes another village post office and threatens the future of its owner

By Tony Collins              

It’s a familiar story.

A small businessman, this time in the village of Alveston, which is 10 miles north of Bristol, is being threatened with a life-changing debt because of a shortfall shown on the Post Office’s Horizon system. 1,336 more words

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