NHS IT projects: common pitfalls and how to avoid them

Geoff Mendelsohn and Anna Green

30 May 2017


NHS IT projects are regularly beset by problems at all stages in their development – from specification through to ‘go live’ and beyond. This briefing looks at common examples of the difficulties faced but is not designed to be comprehensive. For each issue covered, there is a brief explanatory note followed by a series of bullet points.


NHS IT projects: common pitfalls and how to avoid them

May 2017 (PDF 197KB)