Junior doctors row: Jeremy Hunt’s claims of NHS weekend effect ‘based on flawed data’, Oxford University study finds

Jeremy Hunt’s claim that more patients die in NHS hospitals at the weekend has ben challenged by new research suggesting his central assumption is based on flawed data.

Mr Hunt has cited a previous study by England’s Chief Medical Officer Sir Bruce Keough to make the case for seven-day NHS in England – and a new contract for junior doctors.

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Source: The Independent
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