Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Medical records - Conservatives - no central database for personal health info

Reported by various sources e.g. BBC, Computing.

As well as scrapping any centralised NHS database of patient records (with local storage and inter-operability instead) and re-considering existing government IT contracts, a Conservative government would encourage the use of open source software in the public sector.

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