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NHS publishes surgeon performance data

Performance data for almost 5,000 surgeons in England has been released by the NHS in a move towards greater transparency.

Using the MyNHS website, patients can search for information, including mortality rates for individual specialists.

But some surgeons say the data may be "crude and misleading".

Dominic Hughes reports.

  • 19 Nov 2014
  • From the section Health