Published: 06/10/2005 Volume 115 No. 5976 Page 12

Over 90 per cent of trusts will meet the deadline to submit draft declarations on performance for their 2005-06 ratings, the regulator has declared. Healthcare Commission chief executive Anna Walker told HSJ she is betting on '90 per cent-plus' of trusts to meet the end of October deadline.

The commission has just launched an online tool to help them submit their declarations, at www.healthcarecommission. org. uk .

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