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Wednesday 21 November 2018


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BMA: Capita failed to deliver over 47,000 cervical cancer screening letters

Wednesday 14th November 2018

The BMA has urged NHS England to end Capita’s contract for GP back office services, after it failed to deliver correspondence relating to cervical cancer screening to 47,700 women.
The BMA has written to NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens after becoming aware of the issue, which it said mainly relates to appointment invitations or reminder letters, but does include some screening results.
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