St. Thomas's Hospital

  title={St. Thomas's Hospital},
  author={John Elliotson},
  booktitle={The Medico-chirurgical review},
St. Thomas's Hospital. When the National Insurance Acts first came into operation the treasurer and governors -of St. Thomas's Hospital made a definite rule that insured persons should not be treated unless they required treatment other than could be afforded by a general practitioner of ordinary professional competence and skill. The decision, therefore, as to which insured persons need hospital treatment is based in the first instance on the medical examination which is given to all patients… CONTINUE READING

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