IT issues cost NHS 13.5 million hours every year

Even stable WiFi is a challenge in some hospitals

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The NHS's IT systems
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The NHS's IT systems

The NHS loses up to 13.5 million hours of doctors' work annually - the equivalent of 8000 full-time doctors - due to subpar IT systems, a new study by the British Medical Association (BMA) has revealed.

More than 1,300 BMA members were questioned about the technological challenges they encounter in their work and patient care - only 11% of whom said they have all the tools they need to accomplish ...

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