Patients' rating of the quality of their NHS care will affect hospitals' and GPs'
funding in England in the future, ministers have announced.
Information on service quality is also set to be displayed on "dashboards" in hospitals, GP surgeries and on the web.
For example, quality-linked funding could make up between £7-9m of the average district general hospital's budget of around £250m within a few years.
COME ON THEN MR BROWN..........HINCHINGBROOKE IS IN THE TOP 5 FOR QUALITY IN THE PATIENTS
SURVEY............COUGH UP NOW AND CLEAR THE DEBT......STOP THE STUPID FRANCHISE PLAN