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Acutes 'carrying all the risk' in city with five specialists - CEO


The long-planned hospital merger in Liverpool is unlikely to create an NHS trust which is financially secure – so there will need to be a rebalancing of funding in the city to help it escape a structural deficit, according to an acute chief executive in the patch.

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Performance Watch: Tin hats and stats


Welcome to Performance Watch - our fortnightly newsletter on the most pressing performance matters troubling system leaders, by performance correspondent James Illman. Contact me in confidence here.