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Bristol consultants call for single site “super hospital”

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7310.418e (Published 25 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:418
  1. Dobson Roger
  1. Abergavenny

    More than 100 senior doctors are supporting a radical plan for a single “super hospital” in Bristol with 1500 to 2000 beds.

    An action group of 18 consultants, who have launched a campaign website, say that health care in the city is now fragmented among three “antiquated, old-fashioned major hospitals”—Southmead, Frenchay, and Bristol Royal Infirmary.

    “Bristol has three large, inadequate, inefficient, old hospitals. Patient care is compromised due to poor hospital facilities,” …

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