Letters Clinical networks

Clinical networks allow clinicians to “cherry pick” eligible cases

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1055 (Published 19 February 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1055
  1. Suzanne Mason, professor of emergency medicine and director of health services research1
  1. 1School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
  1. s.mason{at}sheffield.ac.uk

Boyle’s glowing account of clinical networks in the UK is not surprising given his close involvement with their development in recent years.1 Like many service redesigns within the NHS, the development of networks and pathways of care for certain patient groups was undertaken with no evidence to support …

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