Greater Manchester pledged to cut cancer deaths. Then the promise disappeared

We investigate missed targets and a stuttering start to health devolution

Dear Millers — today’s members-only story is about healthcare and accountability. In 2015, Greater Manchester’s powerful new devolved health body set ambitious goals for cutting deaths from cancer and other diseases. But mysteriously, those targets disappeared when the body reviewed its own performance last year. And when we looked at the numbers recent…

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