Time to review utility of multidisciplinary team meetingsBMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5295 (Published 07 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5295
- Sarah Thornton, lawyer commenting in a personal capacity1
- 1York, UK
Eigenmann is right to question the efficacy of multidisciplinary teams (MDTs),1 which have become the accepted mode of working despite the flimsy evidence base.2
The consensus that MDTs are a good thing is rooted in several presumed benefits, such as standardisation and continuity of care, effective use of resources, improved trial recruitment, and safeguarding of patients (from maverick doctors).