This year has been another busy one for the county’s air ambulance, which flew out to more than 100 incidents in the county. Evening Telegraph
Thursday, 29 December 2011
Political and Healthcare leaders must in 2012 persuade public to let go of "hospital-or-bust"model of care, says NHS Confederation chief
Computer Sciences Corporation admits it may have to write off entire value of its investment in the delayed Lorenzo system for health service. Computer Sciences Corporation has admitted that eight years of delays and setbacks on its disastrous NHS contract have left little or no value for shareholders, as the company prepares to write off almost £1bn.
CSC's bold writedown this week echoes similar move by fellow regional contractor BT, which is responsible for installing NHS IT systems across London. Its Global Service division wrote down £1.3bn two years ago in relation to two of its most troublesome contracts — though it never revealed how much related to its NHS work. Guardian
One in four NHS hospital patients would be better off treated at home, the head of the NHS trusts organisation has said. Independent