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Cardiac surgical services in Bristol are now of high quality

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 27 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1986
  1. Peter Willie, Clinical director, cardiothoracic services,
  2. David Hughes, Clinical director, children's services
  1. United Bristol Healthcare Trust, Bristol BS2 8HW

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    EDITOR—The unfortunate events relating to the General Medical Council's recent inquiry into paediatric cardiac surgery performed at Bristol Royal Infirmary have been widely reported, both in the medical press and in the public media. 1 2 Clearly in the past there was a major problem with this particular aspect of the service. The clinicians who now provide both the paediatric and adult cardiac service in Bristol support the efforts of the General Medical Council …

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