Clinical networks. Advantages include flexibility, strength, speed, and focus on clinical issues.

@article{Edwards2002ClinicalNA,
  title={Clinical networks. Advantages include flexibility, strength, speed, and focus on clinical issues.},
  author={Nigel Edwards},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2002},
  volume={324 7329},
  pages={
          63
        }
}
The NHS seems fond of structural solutions to its problems, even though experience suggests that reorganisation is a distraction, fails to solve the problems it was supposed to address, and creates new ones. Seasoned NHS observers might therefore be sceptical of the growing interest in clinical networks. There are certainly reasons for caution but clinical networks do seem to offer several important advantages to patients and clinicians. The Scottish Office defines managed clinical networks as… CONTINUE READING

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