NHS England announces a further £150m to improve patient safety and care

NHS England announces a further £150m to improve patient safety and care

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Hospitals are to get a £150m boost to help improve patient safety and help make the NHS the safest healthcare system in the world under plans announced today by NHS England. Monitor will adjust the price hospitals are paid to treat patients, in recognition some hospitals will incur additional costs.

The money may be used to employ extra nurses, and is to come out of clinical commissioning groups usual financial settlement. This tariff adjustment is being made for acute services only.

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