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Update on dismantling the NHS National Programme for IT

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NHS Chief Executive Sir David Nicholson has written to all NHS chief executives about the National Programme for IT and the latest steps to no longer run it as a centralised programme.

The Department is undertaking a review, led by Katie Davis, Managing Director for Informatics, of the full portfolio of DH informatics applications and services to determine how this work will be taken forward. The review should conclude and report in the autumn. Alongside this, new governance arrangements to support local decision-making are being introduced and should be in place in the autumn.

Download: Update on dismantling the NHS National Programme for IT

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