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Research Article

Reducing outpatient attendances.

Br Med J 1976; 1 doi: (Published 19 June 1976) Cite this as: Br Med J 1976;1:1521
  1. R M Kirk


    Outpatient attendances can be reduced by indirect contact by letter and telephone; this frees the consultant to concentrate on patients attending for the first time. Such methods have not yet been fully exploited in the National Health Service.