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NHS: End of written prescriptions

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 06:46 PM

The Health Secretary will signal the end of written prescriptions today.

Jeremy Hunt is to unveil plans for a £260million system that will dispense drugs electronically and, he says, prevent needless deaths.

At least 11 people died in the NHS last year because they were given the wrong drugs or incorrect doses.

http://www.dailymail...S-patients.html

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 06:51 PM

yep, all because our doctors can not spell!! how about an end to doctors who can not even write a blooming prescription out?

Wait for the typing errors if they have not switched on spellcheck!

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 08:47 PM

The company supplying this system and getting that nice amount of money will no doubt be a friend of the government. lol  (seriously how the feck does it cost that much?! LOL)

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