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More day surgery and generic prescribing could increase productivity, King’s Fund report says

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 08 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h3698
  1. Rebecca Coombes
  1. 1The BMJ

Clinicians can do more to deliver better health outcomes at a lower cost, a King’s Fund report has concluded.

Better Value in the NHS,1 published by the healthcare think tank on 7 July, flagged up examples of efficiency successes, such as increases in generic prescribing and day surgery, as well as reductions in prices paid to hospitals for services. But more needed to be done, said the …

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