A quarter of reported waiting times for elective care are probably wrong, MPs sayBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3013 (Published 29 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3013
- Adrian O’Dowd
The accuracy of information on waiting times for elective care in hospitals in England is uncertain and misleading for patients deciding where to have treatment, claim MPs.
A report published on 29 April by the parliamentary public accounts committee on NHS waiting times for elective care in England says that trusts use a “hotchpotch of IT and paper based systems,” which makes accurate comparisons difficult and has led …
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