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A quarter of physicians rate their hospital’s continuity of care as poor or very poor

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e1129 (Published 16 February 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e1129
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1London

More than a quarter (28%) of consultant physicians say that their hospital’s ability to deliver continuity of care is either poor or very poor.

A similar proportion (27%) believe that their hospital is poor or very poor at delivering stable medical teams for patient care and education, show findings from a survey by the Royal College of Physicians. The survey was emailed to 7420 fellows of the college, of whom 29% responded to the questions above.

The results of the survey back up concerns raised by …

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