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Reconfiguration of surgical, emergency, and trauma services

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 26 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:522

Patient power may be the way forward

  1. Patrick M Trust, principal in general practice (
  1. Medical Centre, Alexandria G83 0LS

    EDITOR—The editorial by Black on the reconfiguration of surgical and emergency services in the United Kingdom exudes common sense.1 Lomond in Scotland has lost accident and emergency surgical services in the past four months, and local general practitioners have had difficulty in securing safe services for the population. This comes on top of …

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