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Using the internet to coordinate a teaching programme in accident and emergency medicine
  1. T Shannon1,
  2. M Fenwick2
  1. 1Accident and Emergency Department, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, UK
  2. 2Accident and Emergency Department, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr T Shannon, Accident and Emergency Department, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Kayll Road, Sunderland SR4 7TP, UK;


The internet permits inexpensive and rapid communication of multiple forms of information across geographical boundaries. The authors describe the development of an internet based mailing list and web site to coordinate the regionwide accident and emergency specialist registrar teaching programme. The process entailed in setting up these resources is explained. The initial experiences of implementing these technologies and the resulting advantages are discussed.

  • internet
  • mailing list
  • web site
  • teaching

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