English NHS hospital activity: doing less (with less or the same)?

Publication:  British Medical Journal
Reference:  BMJ 2012;344:e733

Rather than 'doing more with less' or, if we are slightly more optimistic about the money, 'doing more with the same', English hospitals seem to be doing less (possibly with less or the same). Yet the Secretary of State for ealth, Andrew Lansley, told BBC Radio 4's Today last week (24 January) that the figures were positive. What is going on?

Read the full data briefing on English NHS hospital activity

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