NHS data fiddle 'to be criminal'

It's reported that deliberately fixing NHS statistics will be made a criminal offence as part of the response to the Mid Staffordshire scandal.

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NHS data fiddling 'to be made criminal offence'

It's reported that deliberately fixing NHS statistics will be made a criminal offence as part of the response to the Mid Staffordshire scandal. According to the Daily Telegraph, seven-figure fines and jail terms could be imposed on NHS chiefs found to have altered waiting time or death rate figures.

The move is being considered as part of the Government's response to the Francis Inquiry Credit: Press Association

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