Published: 22/07/2004, Volume II4, No. 5915 Page 7

Last week we asked readers whether the target for reducing emergency bed days by 5 per cent by 2008 should have been more ambitious.

Yes:36 per cent

No:55 per cent

do not know: 9 per cent

This week HSJ asks: Should NHS trusts continue to be publicly rated annually?

Log on to www. hsj. co. uk to vote.