Charity TB Alert has called for more to be done to prevent tuberculosis 'reaching crisis levels'. The charity issued a report last week saying that more TB nurses should be employed and the BCG vaccination programme should be restarted.
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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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