Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Doctors' inquiry dismisses 'unreliable' claims over NHS death rates

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

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