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Sixty seconds on . . . pagers

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: (Published 17 May 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2336
  1. Anne Gulland
  1. London

Pagers? Didn’t they go out in the 1990s along with Britpop, New Labour, and girl power?

While the average spin doctor may no longer be using a pager to stay on message, actual doctors still use them in the NHS.

Why are we talking about them?

Vodafone has announced that it is closing its pager service, after the Competition and Markets Authority said that it was going to investigate the company’s decision to transfer the service to Capita’s …

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