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Patient Choice Becomes a Reality Across the NHS

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Patient Choice

From the New Year, for the first time in the history of the NHS, all eligible patients across England will have the right to exercise choice over where and when they get hospital treatment.

In one of the most fundamental reforms of NHS services, patients have the right to be offered the choice of at least four hospitals or clinics when they need to see a specialist for further treatment. This new way of using the NHS means that patients are given the power to choose faster and better treatment