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Rise in NHS foundations trusts with deficits

An increasing number of NHS foundation trusts are in financial trouble according to new figures.

A study by the regulator Monitor found that more than a quarter of the 147 trusts had a deficit, almost twice as many as last year.

It also found that waiting lists had risen significantly, but it said the majority of accident and emergency departments were coping well.

Sarah Campbell reports.

  • 22 Feb 2014
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