In Brief: Straw poll of visitors to HSJ 's website
Health service managers do not believe that elected mayors should run the health service, according to a straw poll of visitors to HSJ 's website. Voting started last Thursday, and by Tuesday morning the figures were 211 against and 21 in favour.
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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