NHS 111 pilot schemes must be independently evaluated, emergency doctors sayBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5276 (Published 22 August 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5276
- Gareth Iacobucci
- 1The BMJ
The College of Emergency Medicine has urged NHS England to ensure that “widespread changes” to the NHS 111 urgent care telephone service are made only after a thorough and independent evaluation of their effectiveness.
NHS England is currently piloting changes to the non-emergency 111 telephone triage line as part of a major review of urgent and emergency care services led by its medical director, Bruce Keogh.1 The revisions include increasing the level of …