It has been announced today by the Prime Minister, David Cameron, that NHS patient survey results will be publicised to give a clear idea of which hospitals are the providing the best care.

The NHS ‘friends and family test’ will help put patients in charge of their care and from April 2013 patients will be able to answer a simple question about Wards and A&E departments :

would you want a friend or relative to be treated there in their hour of need?’