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Weekend death data for NHS England 'highly misleading'

Claims that hospital patients in England are more likely to die at weekends are based on flawed data, according to new research by Oxford University.

The so-called weekend effect has been a key factor behind the government's push to change junior doctors' contracts.

Hugh Pym reports.

  • 09 May 2016
  • From the section Health
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