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Investing in new technology will create a new era of patient power

    By harnessing the new technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Britain can put patients at the heart of a digital-first NHS, writes Alan Mak MP for ConservativeHome, Tuesday 1 May.

    Figures included in Powerful Patients, Paperless Systems - the new report by Alan Mak published today by the Centre for Policy Studies - outline the benefits of moving away from a paper-based system. For example, simply printing - not posting - outpatient appointments costs the NHS £200 million a year.

    Click here to read the full piece on the ConHome website.

    Alan Mak's report, Powerful Patients, Paperless Systems, is available to download from the CPS website

    Date added: Tuesday 1st May 2018