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Patients get four choices for NHS treatments: Choose and book will hinder development of good outpatient services

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 19 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:180
  1. Jeremy Wood, consultant breast surgeon (
  1. London N10 2BS

    Editor—Is it not time that as a profession we state unequivocally that we are opposed to having choose and book imposed on us?1 There are also cogent reasons for resistance by the hospital sector, principally that choose and book will hinder the development of good outpatient services.

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