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How we plan to improve planned care health services by balancing demand and capacity.

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9 March 2018
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Planned care includes:

  • outpatient consultations
  • diagnostic tests
  • treatments
  • surgery

The programme aims to:

  • reduce referral to treatment waiting times
  • reduce referrals to consultants
  • standardise practices across NHS services