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Thursday, November 04, 2004

Microsoft wins �500m NHS contract - ZDNet UK News

Microsoft wins �500m NHS contract - ZDNet UK News

It appears from this report that the NHS has placed a major contract (? £500m) with Microsoft over the next 9 years.

Although financial savings are claimed the implications of this deal for future developments in IT software for the NHS are unclear and the "Open Source Movement" are unhappy about tying the NHS to proprietry brands.

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