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Any UK based legislation could be a double edged sword

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 28 February 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e1417
  1. David Hillebrandt, locum general practitioner1,
  2. Christopher Imray, professor and consultant vascular surgeon2,
  3. Paul Richards, general medical practitioner3,
  4. Andy Clark, general practitioner4
  1. 1Derriton House, Derriton, Holsworthy EX22 6JX, UK
  2. 2Warwick Medical School, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry CV2 2DX, UK
  3. 3The Surgery and Travel Clinic, Wickford, Essex SS12 0AN, UK
  4. 4Gables Medical Group (Offender Health), Durham DH1 5YA, UK
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Fitzgerald suggests that doctors who offer a telemedicine service should be regulated,1 but this could be difficult for doctors involved in remote practice.2 We write as a team of doctors who are active in offering telemedicine advice in the international field …

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