Intended for healthcare professionals

Comment: What’s happening in the stars this month?

The government recently produced its star rating system for hospitals. At first glance, this appears to reward those who already have everything they need, but to penalise those who are struggling. This editorial looks further at this topic. Doctors in secondary care will be aware of this new bit of bureaucracy but for those in general practice who may think that the hospital star ratings are irrelevant, don't be too complacent.
Dermatology in practice 2002; 10(1): 4–4
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