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First clinical performance indicators for Wales show wide variation

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7190.1026 (Published 17 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1026
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    The first set of clinical performance indicators for Wales were launched last week, showing wide variation in the three measures included.

    Welsh health minister John Owen Jones, speaking at the launch of the data, explained why the introduction of performance indicators was necessary: “The tragic events at Bristol cannot be allowed to happen again. Patients and their GPs want to feel sure that their local hospital is up to scratch. We don't …

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