Letters Choose and book rides again

Orthopaedic attendance also worse with choose and book

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b1060 (Published 17 March 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1060
  1. Thomas B Beckingsale, third year SpR, orthopaedic surgery1,
  2. Ian W Wallace, consultant orthopaedic surgeon1
  1. 1James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough TS4 3BW
  1. tombeckingsale{at}doctors.net.uk

    We report a similar decline in patient attendance with choose and book to that described by Modayil and colleagues.1

    Choose and book went fully online for elective orthopaedic referrals to our hospital in October 2006. In 2005 there were 3144 elective referrals to orthopaedic …

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