Of course they do. Set targets and targets will be what people strive to reach.
The most seriously ill patients in the NHS have become the victims of “neglect” as surgeons are forced to focus on hitting waiting list targets for pre-planned operations, leading emergency doctors warn.
Who ever thought it would be any different?
Ah, yes, that\’s right. The proto-Stalinists in New Labour thought it would be different. Ho hum.