NHS: Value for Money and Efficiency

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd October 2018.

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Photo of Stephen Barclay Stephen Barclay Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) 12:00 am, 23rd October 2018

I commend my hon. Friend for his excellent report for the Centre for Policy Studies, which highlights the opportunities provided by technology. I was at a Scan4Safety event last night, looking at how barcodes are being used at six trusts, and at how that could be expanded to deliver 4:1 efficiency savings and improve patient care through the safety it offers.