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STRUCTURE: The controversial shake-up of emergency services in Greater Manchester will be subject to a judicial review, after the High Court agreed to hear a legal challenge from a group of doctors.
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QUALITY: An internal investigation has rejected claims that some patients at a North West trust are being ‘over-treated’.
More than £1bn can be saved if the NHS wipes out variations in elective care productivity, according to a new report from Monitor.
PERFORMANCE: Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust will have to treat an extra 98,000 elective patients over 18 months at an estimated cost of £20m.
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Rising numbers call for better management
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.
A High Court judge has ruled that a mentally ill man with diabetes should not be forced to undergo a life-saving amputation by an NHS trust.