Intended for healthcare professionals

Monk's moments: Here we go round the mulberry bush

One of the most useful functions of hospital outpatient clinics, and one perhaps least understood by managers and health planners, is the informal networking that goes on between consultants in different specialties. At various times of the week, I have outpatient clinics in neighbouring consulting rooms to rheumatologists, haematologists, urologists, and so on. We are able, on an ad hoc basis, to discuss clinical problems and to learn from each other.
Dermatology in practice 2009; 17(1): 31–31
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