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British patients willing to travel abroad for treatment

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 06 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:10
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    More than four out of 10 patients questioned in a nationwide poll said that they would be willing to travel outside the United Kingdom for treatment, and over a half thought that involving other organisations, including the private sector, would improve the provision of NHS health care.

    The poll, conducted by the MORI Social Research Institute for the BMA, asked nearly 2000 adults last month how far they …

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