Community hospitalsBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6932.857 (Published 26 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:857
- David Pope
- Quarter Jack Surgery, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1AP.
Many provide acute services
Editor,--Sam Ramaiah raises several relevant issues relating to community hospitals today.1 The experience he reports from South Tees, however, focuses only on the non-acute aspects of care in such hospitals. His vision of an administrative centre with little acute medical activity is far removed from reality. …