In Brief: Northern Ireland health minister approves move
Northern Ireland health minister Bairbre de Brun has approved Southern health and social services board plans to remove acute inpatient general medical services from South Tyrone Hospital. Services will move temporarily to Craigavon Area Hospital.
Financial penalties are being lifted from high-profile standards including cancer and elective waiting times, so far without attracting much attention. How is this happening? And will it work, asks Rob Findlay
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