Patients' Interests Damaged By Referral Management Schemes, UK

Thu, 25 Jan 2007 04:00 AM EST

... Referral management schemes pose a serious threat to patients' interests, argues Peter Lapsley, Chief Executive of the Skin Care Campaign, in this week's BMJ.Referral management schemes are springing up across the NHS as a means of reducing primary care trusts' spending on secondary care services. [click link for full article] ...