A project that is costing UK taxpayers £12bn - Photos: A history of the demise of the NHS IT programme

Photos: A history of the demise of the NHS IT programme

A project that is costing UK taxpayers £12bn

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A project that is costing UK taxpayers £12bn Source: ComputerWeekly.com

A project that is costing UK taxpayers £12bn

Why does it cost so much to build an IT system for the NHS?

 

The controversial £12.7bn NHS National Programme for IT "is no longer needed", according to the Department of Health, and decision-making power will now be handed back to local NHS IT managers. Computer Weekly has covered the ups and downs of the project extensively since its inception in 2003, and our articles tracked the ultimate demise of the project.

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