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Nearly 900 more cardiologists needed because of cut in working hours

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 19 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:855
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Patients with heart disease in the United Kingdom are still not getting an adequate level of care, with many never getting to see a specially trained doctor, says a report out this week.

    The report, from the British Cardiac Society and the Royal College of Physicians, finds that although many aspects of coronary care have improved since 1993, when the last report was produced, others continue to …

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