That's sadmaking. A year ago I was wondering whether I should do development on NHSbuntu, but I knew that it would also come with a titanic amount of turgid national politics.
This looks like the usual story of bureaucratic blocking and Microsoft shenanigans. I'm sure that the health service will be continuing to help keep Bill Gates retain his position in the top ten list of oligarchs.
If anyone is interested in these types of institutional organisation systems it might be better to work on GNU Health instead. http://health.gnu.org