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Sunday 15 September 2019
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Funding cut threat to hospitals

Hospitals that fail to meet patients' expectations could have their funding slashed under the UK government's plans to reform the NHS.

The public will also be given rights to minimum standards of treatment through a new health service constitution, the Prime Minister told MPs.

Gordon Brown said the proposals would mean that, for the first time, payments to NHS hospitals would be adjusted according to patient satisfaction and health outcomes.