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.
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It's still pretty wintry out there although the air over the next 12 or so hours will be fractionally less cold than it has been recently.