Balancing budgets or protecting patient safety

Chris Ham

While the NHS is living within its budget at an aggregate level, an increasing number of providers are in deficit. Others are struggling to deliver government targets, such as A&E waiting times. In this article for the British Medical Journal, Chris Ham considers the choices facing providers who are struggling to balance budgets and protect patient safety and quality of care.

Publication:  British Medical Journal
Reference:  BMJ 2013;347:f6943

Read the full article on the British Medical Journal website