Specialist hospitals are meeting the challenge

Prof Tim Briggs, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at RNOH, writes in the HSJ about the future of specialist hospitals like the RNOH under the watch of new NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens.

Exploring how the delivery of quality and research within specialist hospitals is crucial to achieving better outcomes for patients, Prof Briggs also touches on how the "challenge of combining specialist excellence with maximum accessibility" needs to be met in a changing health economy.

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