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Emergency team phone numbers should be standardised

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 26 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:481
  1. Vittal Katikireddi
  1. BMJ

    The phone numbers used to call a hospital's emergency care team should be standardised across all NHS acute trusts in England and Wales, Lord Hunt, chairman of the National Patient Safety Association, said at the association's conference this week.

    Lord Hunt has advised NHS hospitals to use the number 2222 in future, after the association found that at least …

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