Noel Plumridge: shouldn't specialist services be cheaper, not dearer?

A large size child's abacus

The value of specialist top-ups under the NHS tariff is falling. Specialist children’s hospitals had 78 per cent additional funding compared with the standard tariff, but from April their uplift will only be 60 per cent.

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