Letters

Arbitration in medicolegal disputes

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6931.792 (Published 19 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:792
  1. J Quarrie
  1. Orchard Medical Centre, Maidstone, Kent ME17 4PL.

    EDITOR, - Malcolm Forsythe's editorial on arbitration and the internal market is a useful contribution to the growing debate on the resolution of disputes in medicine.1 Though arbitration undoubtedly offers a viable alternative to litigation in medicolegal disputes, however, it is not the only alternative but is part of a range of techniques encompassed by the term “alternative dispute resolution.” The other main technique is mediation, which …

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