Fiddlers don't call the tune True or not, claims of data manipulation harm public regard for the NHS

The air has been thick for the past week with politicians firing accusations at each other about 'fiddling' the waiting list statistics. Whatever the truth in this particular instance, the episode holds salutary lessons for NHS managers. Experience in the early 1990s suggests that the disciplines of tight performance management ...

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