BMA Annual representative meeting, Manchester, 27 - 30 June: NHS Direct and NHS 24 condemned as flawed by BMA conferenceBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7507.12-c (Published 30 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:12
- Annabel Ferriman
UK doctors this week attacked as “seriously flawed” the 24 hour advice from nurses and health information services known as NHS Direct in England and Wales and NHS 24 in Scotland. Representatives at the BMA's annual meeting in Manchester condemned the services as flawed both in ease of access and with regard to clinical safety in relation to triage.
Leslie Murray, a consultant …