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NHS hospitals in England face tough efficiency savings

The regulator of NHS foundation trusts in England has warned hospitals must make even bigger efficiency savings than previously thought.

The Department of Health has already said it wants efficiency savings of 4% for each of the next five years.

But the regulator Monitor says it expects savings will be more in the order of 6% to 7%.

Dominic Hughes reports.

  • 29 Apr 2011
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