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Ageing pagers costing NHS hospitals millions

Monday 18th September 2017

Millions of pounds is being spent on outdated and even broken pager devices every year in NHS hospitals, whilst doctors are calling for more modern means of frontline communication, a new report has today revealed.

The report, which carried out a detailed examination into pager usage across 138 NHS trusts in England, found that NHS hospitals currently use more than 10% of all pagers in circulation worldwide, despite a sharp global decline in wider usage of the...

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