National regulators are “encouraging the wrong kind of behaviour” by prioritising financial performance over staff wellbeing, the chair of NHS Improvement has said.
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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