'Making a difference' Reducing burdens in hospital
Authored by the regulatory impact unit, this 2002 document identifies ways to free up time for front line staff to concentrate on delivering care. The outcomes are grouped under 12 categories in three main areas: the patient journey, information flows and quality.
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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