Training for NHS Direct Staff needs fundingBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7238.875 (Published 25 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:875
- Elizabeth Armstrong, executive director.
- Depression Care Training Centre, University College, Northampton NN2 7AL
EDITOR—Tyrer in his editorial on the national service framework for mental health and its wish lists is perpetuating several myths about NHS Direct that seem to be held by doctors who feel threatened by the new service.1
Firstly, NHS Direct is not a counselling …