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Jeremy Hunt admits 2018 NHS paperless plans are unrealistic

Jeremy Hunt has admitted that ambitions to have the NHS paperless by 2018 are unrealistic. Speaking in front of the House of Lords the health secretary commented on a previous statement made in 2013, in which he said he wanted the NHS to be paperless by 2018. In the evidence session Hunt said: “I am…


New funding model announced to help NHS go paperless

A new funding model has been announced to help NHS trusts and health boards meet the government’s 2023 deadline of being paperless at the point of care. Electronic document management system (EDMS) provider CCube Solutions is collaborating with services provider Genmed to help address the lack of additional capital available within the NHS for key…


Top 10 tips to prepare for a digital future in the NHS

John Culkin, director of information management, Crown Records Management has spoken about NHS England’s digital future, citing the target 2020 deadline for electronic patient records as a potentially unrealistic ambition. Culkin writes that the government’s insistence upon modernising the NHS comes from both an influx of data and a higher demand for the health service….

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