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Trust audit highlights variations in performance

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6935.997a (Published 16 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:997
  1. C Court

    There are widespread discrepancies in the performance of both community services and hospitals in England and Wales, according to an Audit Commission report, Trusting in the Future. The commission says that clinical productivity varies by up to 50% between similar providers, with much of this variation resulting directly from the way in which services are organised and managed.

    The commission says that the aim of the report is to help the managers of new trusts - many of which were being set up while …

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