Clearing house needed for specialist treatments

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: (Published 22 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1327
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. bmj

    A national clearing house to bring together the best evidence on the cost effectiveness of specialist treatments is needed, says the Audit Commission. It says such a move is needed to reduce the unnecessary duplication of effort and information between health authorities and trusts and to tackle the problem of “treatment by postcode.”

    The Audit Commission's report, Higher Purchase, examines how health authorities …

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