Hospital pioneers bid

17th February 1995 at 00:00
The school at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London is set to become the first of its kind to opt out of local authority control. The school, which expects a decision next week, has seen its teaching staff cut from 19 to 10 in the past five years. "Opting out will give us greater flexibility of funding and staffing," said head Yvonne Hill.

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