Letters Radiotherapy harm

Service delivery should be funded centrally

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39128.707569.3A (Published 22 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:381
  1. Bruce Sizer, consultant in clinical oncology (bruce.sizer@essexrivers.nhs.uk),
  2. Philip Murray, consultant in clinical oncology,
  3. Alan Lamont, consultant in clinical oncology
  1. Essex County Hospital, Colchester CO3 3HY

    Donaldson does a considerable disservice to the work of the multidisciplinary members of radiotherapy departments, including radiographers and physicists, and misleads the more general readership of the BMJ, in implying that these errors are not being actively addressed.1

    Following the incident at the Beatson Oncology Centre, Glasgow, every department in the United Kingdom was asked to evaluate its service in the light of the …

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