It would seem that the Secretary of State for Health in England and Wales is focussed on giving Boards of Hospitals, Commissioning authorities and GPs local control of health provision .
So why does Connecting for Health want to do a central deal on software licences. I for one will follow the lead of the Minister and will not be negotiating a central licensing deal for the NHS in England…. been there done that!
It comes as a surprise to me that CfH would wish to fly against the broad stroke of the Secretary of State’s intent. Not following your higher commanders intent is usually a recipe for failure or worse.