PM sees tech as key to '7-day NHS' pledge

October 2015
British Journal of Healthcare Computing;10/9/2015, p1
Academic Journal
The article reports that British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS) plans for 7-day access by patients to both their general practitioners (GPs) and hospitals are to go ahead. Cameron has said full access to hospital services will be available across half the country by 2018.


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