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Duty of quality imposed on English hospitals

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7140.1261h (Published 25 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1261
  1. John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
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    A major NHS bill, to be the centrepiece of the government's legislative programme this autumn, will focus on driving up the quality of clinical care.

    For the first time, a statutory duty of quality will be imposed on every hospital in England. Chief executives of …

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