Letters

Good quality monitoring is crucial for informed choice

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7533.118 (Published 12 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:118
  1. Paul R Brogden, specialist registrar ophthalmology,
  2. Ian G Simmons, consultant ophthalmologist
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, St James's University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF
  2. Department of Ophthalmology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, St James's University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF

    Editor—In accordance with the patient choice scheme, all 303 primary care trusts in England were obliged from January 2005 to offer patients a choice of at least two providers for cataract surgery. 1 The scheme allows patients to be involved in how, where, and when they are treated. Providers can be NHS trusts, diagnostic and treatment centres, or independent sector …

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