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Labour pledges to introduce NHS league tables

BMJ 2023; 383 doi: (Published 16 November 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;383:p2708
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The Labour Party will introduce NHS performance league tables if in government, to allow the public to see how local services were performing, the shadow health and social care secretary has pledged. In a speech to NHS Providers’ annual conference in Liverpool on 15 November, Wes Streeting said the party wanted greater transparency, to drive improvements in underperforming services.

He said Labour would ensure people could see how their local NHS providers were performing and how well they should be doing, together with information on their progress towards national targets. The tables would be based on existing data and show a summary of providers’ performance on a range …

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