The NHS has just announced that an astonishing £11.8 billion has been wasted on the National Project for IT – otherwise known as the failed attempt to computerise medical records. In addition, it has suddenly been ‘realised’ by NHS Trusts all over the country that their fantastic PFI deals are actually crap and unaffordable. How can [...]
You’ve probably never heard of Cynthia Bower, the £200,000 per year Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
The CQC is the Yet Another Quango (YAQ) responsible for ensuring high standards in health and social care. While the public might expect a doctor to head up the watchdog responsible for maintaining hospital standards, it is instead, [...]