In Brief: online consultation on the future of waiting lists
The British Medical Association in Scotland has launched an online consultation on the future of waiting lists, to feed into the forthcoming NHS plan for Scotland. Internal policy documents have been put on line for the first time and views can be e-mailed from the site.
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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