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Why we really do want to decentralise the NHS – national does not work

by | 6th, August 2012

SO. What do we think is the best system then? Taking all the people to dim to go into banking, sticking them in the Department of Health and giving them 10% of GDP, one tenth of all the gelt that the nation produces each year, to buy our health care for us?

Or perhas a slightly more decentalised system in which the tax money is still spent on scraping us up off the roads after an accident but we don’t rely on all those really celver people or the way that it’s spent? You know, perhas we allow people who actually know what they’re doing to spend it instead?

Hmm? You’d prefer the Man in Whitehall knows best would you ?

A direct tender has enabled Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS foundation trust to purchase a patient records system at a cost more than £7m below the price paid by the Department of Health (DH).

And it’s not £7 million off £100 million, a little shaving: The trust paid £1.8m to supplier CSE Healthcare Systems for the Rio patient records system. It

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