HC Deb 11 February 1994 vol 237 c548W
Mr. Blunkett

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what data is expected to be transferred through a new NHS national communications network service.

Mr. Sackville

The new national health service-wide communications network will cover the whole range of NHS communications activities: telephone calls, computer networking, radio mobile communications and the electronic transmission of images. Data could be of any of the types currently exchanged on paper.