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Health check indicators will reflect local priorities

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39521.528623.DB (Published 20 March 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:635
  1. Oona Mashta
  1. 1London

    The list of indicators used to rate trusts in the annual health checks is set to change in 2008-9 to place more emphasis on local priorities as well as the present national ones, the Healthcare Commission in England has announced.

    Nick Jones, deputy head of strategy at the commission, also said that there will be different scores for the provider and commissioning roles of primary care trusts. Speaking at a conference in London last Thursday he said that the changes reflect the government’s aim …

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