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Day surgery guidance is not being followed

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7079.461h (Published 15 February 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:461
  1. Jessica Westall, Clegg scholar
  1. BMJ

    Guidelines for day surgery are not being followed, according to the Consumers' Association. Hospitals were failing to get the full picture of patients' home circumstances before referring them for day surgery, and they often did not offer them a choice of staying overnight, according …

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