Doctors' inquiry dismisses 'unreliable' claims over NHS death rates New report has rejected the controversial accusations, made in 2013, that death rates in patients receiving NHS care are 45% higher than in US hospitals.
An inquiry by leading doctors has rejected the controversial claims that death rates in NHS hospitals are far higher than those in the United States.
A report by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has dismissed high-profile claims, made in 2013 by Prof Brian Jarman, that 45% more patients die in England because of weaknesses in NHS care, including poorer out-of-hours GP services, long waiting lists and bed shortages. Continue reading... The Guardian