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Letters Inadequate neurology services

Call for a review of services for people with neurological disorders

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 11 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4180
  1. Geraint Fuller, immediate past president1,
  2. Phil Smith, president1,
  3. Mary Reilly, president elect1,
  4. Ralph Gregory, chair, services and standards committee1
  1. 1Association of British Neurologists, Ormond House, London WC1N 3JZ, UK
  1. geraint.fuller{at}

Morrish highlights that the UK has too few neurologists, an inadequate provision of neurology services,1 and the enormous variations in access to acute neurological services we identified in our recent survey2—a far cry from our aspiration of a seven day service across the country. This limited and patchy access …

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