I agree it should be condemned
Having worked on the data spine of the NPfIT project I can safely say it is the biggest white elephant ever, and will cost this country a lot more than £12bn.
Something as simple as the networking is so completely screwed up that even a time-synchronisation between all the servers is nigh on impossible, many of which are adrift by several minutes, some by over an hour and many others in-between these two figures. If something like time-sync that cannot be done correctly can you imagine what other horrors await!!!!
There are many other examples of poor and unsafe design in the whole estate but I hesitate to mention them for fear of causing major panic in the IT community ;-)
I for one will be writing to my GP informing him that I do not wish to have my health records held on the system.