Generalists as gatekeepers to secondary care

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6971.62 (Published 07 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:62
  1. Frances Klemperer
  1. Psychiatrist Community Help Service, Box 20, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

    EDITOR,—Brendan Sweeney describes the advantages of the NHS's referral system, whereby patients have access to specialist care only through their generalist, their general practitioner.1 These advantages are clear when one works …

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