NHS exceeds targets on MRSA, waiting times, and GP opening hours, says annual report

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 26 May 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2114
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

    The NHS exceeded targets on reducing hospital acquired infections, cutting waiting times, and extending general practice opening hours, the NHS chief executive said in his annual report.

    David Nicholson thanked staff for their hard work and said that everyone should be proud of what the NHS has achieved for patients this year. But he warned, “The NHS is well placed but there is absolutely no room for complacency. We must accelerate the pace of reform. It is time now to go further and …

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