NHS boss calls for 'zero tolerance' on poor safety

NHS boss Sir David Nicholson has been backed by the board. Credit: commissioningboard.nhs.uk

NHS boss Sir David Nicholson has said "patient safety is top of the tree" and said the health service needs a "zero tolerance" of poor safety.

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