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Situation critical

A survey of hospital consultants, carried out by The Sunday Business Post, has shone a spotlight on myriad failures and enormous waste in the health sector

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
27th November, 2010

More than 80 per cent of hospital consultants do not believe that the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) represents good value for money to the taxpayer, a national survey of hospital consultants has revealed.

In the survey carried out by this newspaper, just 13 per cent of consultants said they believed the NTPF delivered good value for money, while 5 per cent said they did not know.

The NTPF was established in 2002 to help reduce national waiting...

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