England must rid itself of “obsession” with hospital medicine, conference hearsBMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1799 (Published 19 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1799
- Carol Harris
Most of what matters about people’s health happens away from hospitals, Duncan Selbie, chief executive designate of Public Health England, told a conference mainly of health and social care staff in London last week.
“The biggest obsession we have as a country is our obsession with hospital medicine. We prioritise it and spend our money on acute hospitals and treatments. The way we use …