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What is the patient’s best telephone number?
  1. L Tilling,
  2. M J Clancy
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Mr M J Clancy; 

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Patients who attend the emergency medicine department (ED) may need to be contacted either because more information becomes available after they have left (results of investigations, radiological reports) or they fail to attend for follow up or staff have concerns about them. Typically telephone contact is likely to be made between 0900 …

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