New NHS waiting time targets must not dilute patient care, says IHPN

IHPN responds to NHS England performance figures

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) has urged the government not dilute access to care after NHS England indicated that maximum waiting times for elective surgery could be replaced by an ‘average’ waiting time target. In its Clinically-led Review of NHS Access Standards published this week, NHS England said it would test a new approach to…

You must be a HM Subscriber to view this content. Please log in or subscribe below.

Subscribe Now »