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 recently, we began to understand why.
That’s after our mini-briefing and an exciting announcement…