Radiographic results are still not routinely reported

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7428.1407-c (Published 11 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1407
  1. Stephen C Bamber, principal general practitioner (stephen.bamber@nhs.net)
  1. The Health Centre, Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk NR15 2TS

    EDITOR—Many clinicians will be surprised to learn that hospitals in the United Kingdom do not routinely report the results from all plain radiographs before filing them. A consultant radiologist recently told me that his department does not report “a significant proportion of radiographs” because there are not enough resources to do so. They are “working on a …

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