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FOI Carter review of 2016 recommendations and trust pathology performance

Which trusts spend more than 1.6% of operating expenditure on pathology and are not achieving the acute pathology model.


FOI Carter review 2016 recommendations: trust pathology performance

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This repeated a request responded to on 16 June 2016 for information on which trusts had complied with recommendations in Lord Carter’s report (‘Operational productivity and performance in English NHS acute hospitals: unwarranted variations’, February 2016) about pathology spending as a percentage of operating expenditure and adoption of the acute pathology model.

NHS Improvement held some of the information requested but withheld it under section 22 of the FOI Act (intended for future publication).

Published 7 March 2017