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Watchdog warns pay review body over use of unpublished seven day working data

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: (Published 18 August 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3938
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The UK’s statistics watchdog has advised the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB) to ensure that any evidence it uses is in the public domain, in response to a complaint over its use of unpublished data to support the case for seven day services.

The UK Statistics Authority issued the recommendation after the DDRB used unpublished analyses from NHS England in …

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