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Public views on healthcare performance indicators and patient choice.

Abstract:

Patients on certain waiting lists in the UK National Health Service (NHS) are now offered the choice of persevering with their home hospital or switching to another hospital where they will be treated on a guaranteed date. Such decisions require knowledge of performance. We used facilitated focus groups to investigate the views of patients and members of the public on publication of information about the performance of healthcare providers. Six groups with a total of 50 participants met in si...

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10.1258/jrsm.96.7.338

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Journal:
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
Volume:
96
Issue:
7
Pages:
338-342
Publication date:
2003-07-05
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EISSN:
1758-1095
ISSN:
0141-0768
URN:
uuid:ec9ccd11-d00d-4463-9dd0-19a9418130ef
Source identifiers:
163561
Local pid:
pubs:163561

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