Cancer patients rate London’s hospitals the worst in England

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e5864 (Published 30 August 2012)
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  1. Ingrid Torjesen
  1. 1London

Hospital trusts in London have been ranked bottom in a league table rating cancer patients’ experience, issued by Macmillan Cancer Support. Trusts in the north of England have come out top.1

Nine London trusts featured in the bottom 10, meaning that patients who were treated there were the least satisfied with their care, and not a single trust in the capital made it into the top 10 trusts that patients rated the best.

Patients considered Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust to be the worst trust in England, rating it bottom for the second year running.

Macmillan Cancer Support developed the league table using data …

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