The fax machine bonfire has begun – now for the pager scrapheap

Increasing the use of technology in the NHS will “improve patient care, [allow the NHS to] communicate more easily, and offer online booking for appointments, whilst saving money in back-office administration that can be re-directed to front line services”, writes Alan Mak MP in The Spectator, Monday 10 December.

Writing following the announcement that the NHS will finally stop using fax machines in 2020, the Havant MP praises Health Secretary Matt Hancock for his “bold decision” and highlights the staggering cost of out-dated technology in the health service.

Click here to read Alan’s full piece in The Spectator.

Alan Mak MP is the author of ‘Powerful Patients, Paperless Systems’.

Date Added: Monday 10th December 2018