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The Government has admitted that Connecting for Health, the Department of Health agency in charge of its disastrous NHS IT programme, could be scrapped.

The admission comes amid growing alarm in the Government at the spiralling cost of the programme which is likely to end up at £20 billion — £7.6 billion more than its original budget.
(Telegraph)

24dash.com - Top earner in the NHS was Richard Granger, chief executive of NHS Connecting for Health, which is in charge of the much-troubled introduction of the health service's new IT system. He got £285,000.

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"...the programme which is likely to end up at £20 billion — £7.6 billion more than its original budget."

I know I keep banging on about it, but FFS, the original cost was £2.3 billion. And 2.3 plus 7.6 is not 20.

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