Managers manipulated waiting lists to meet targets, auditors revealBMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7328.10c (Published 05 January 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:10
- Roger Dobson
A National Audit Office report has identified the NHS trusts where it says waiting lists have been inappropriately adjusted.
NHS chief executive Nigel Crisp has condemned the managers responsible and launched an action plan to meet recommendations for improvements detailed in the report.
The plan includes carrying out spot checks on hospital waiting list figures and publishing NHS consultant waiting times on the …