Category list : Health inequalities
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Fourfold difference in social care precept potential
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Wide variations in elective surgery rates among the most affluent and deprived areas in England raise serious questions about the use of NHS resources, a leading public health expert has warned.
HSJ has examined the rates for elective surgery by the clinical commissioning groups covering the 10 most affluent and 10 most deprived populations in the country, revealing huge disparities.
PERFORMANCE: Gloucestershire Care Services Trust has said it needs to improve its services for people with mobility issues, hearing loss, sight loss and communication difficulties.
PERFORMANCE: The number of smokers using cessation services in the Islington area has dropped markedly – raising concerns that the local CCG will not achieve its quality premium target for 2014-15
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