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London trusts in chaos as NHS IT system loses waiting lists

The Guardian, April 28, 2009

Thousands of patients' details have been discovered on "lost" waiting lists at hospitals in London as they struggle with a new computer system installed as part of the government's overhaul of National Health System IT, according to an investigation by The Guardian. The discovery has led many healthcare facilities into a crisis which has already cost tens of millions of pounds in lost revenues and mounting bills for remedial work.