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Surgeons say they lack institutional support when things go wrong

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6813 (Published 14 November 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6813
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

Surgeons can be seriously affected by major surgical complications and often believe that they don’t get enough support from their institutions, a small study has concluded.1

Researchers from Imperial College London interviewed 27 general and vascular surgeons from two large NHS organisations in London. All the surgeons referred to at least one …

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