Headlines, PublicNet: 23 March, 1998

NHS Staff are to be empowered by having a greater say in improving patient services in the health service. A task force made up of nurses, doctors and a porter will advise Ministers on how greater involvement the one million staff can contribute to raising standards.Health Minister Alan Milburn said the task force would play an important role in unlocking the untapped potential in the NHS. He is looking to them to find ways in which front line staff can work with local managers to improve the way care is delivered in 1200 hospitals.

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