Structure and Function of a Middle-sized Accident DepartmentBr Med J 1974; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5919.596 (Published 15 June 1974) Cite this as: Br Med J 1974;2:596
- R. H. Hardy
An account of the working of a middle-sized accident department is given, based on the study of nearly 33,000 attendance records. The work load, management, and staffing as it is actually organized is briefly described. The effectiveness of the service given is bedevilled by certain features of the N.H.S.—in particular, the deplorable conditions of employment of staff in casualty departments.
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