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Cutting admin post Francis

As part of its response to the Francis inquiry the government launched a campaign against needless bureaucracy.

The “reducing burdens concordat” asks the Department of Health and its arms-length bodies to reduce unnecessary burden on the NHS by only collecting data with a clear business purpose. It also asks them not to duplicate other data collections but to work through the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) as the national base for all data and to review regularly the need to collect the data. More ....