Cutting hospital death rate at weekends is achievable – but keep a close eye on the number of admissions

Posted on 12 November 2015

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

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In a recent letter to junior doctors, secretary of state Jeremy Hunt again argued that “tackling higher mortality rates at weekends” was of utmost priority and that he would be pushing pay reform through to tackle the “link between higher weekend death rates and reduced weekend services”. Read more