Published: 05/12/2002, Volume112 No. 5834 Page 6

The NHS Confederation will today call for a new approach to target-setting in evidence to the Commons public administration committee. In written evidence, the confederation calls for a 'dramatic' reduction in detailed national targets, local targets to be set with local stakeholders and cross-organisational rather than individual organisation targets.Confederation chief executive Dr Gill Morgan will give oral evidence to the committee today.

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