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Review of calls to NHS Direct related to attendance in the paediatric emergency department
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    Response to Emerg Med J 2006; 23: 911
    • Jean Challiner, Associate Medical Director NHS Direct
    • Other Contributors:
      • Mike Sadler

    Dear Editor,

    In response to your Original Article “Review of calls to NHS Direct related to attendance in the paediatric emergency department” Stewart, Fairhurst et al Emergency Medicine Journal 2006;23:911-914, we think it would be helpful to set some of the findings in context

    When NHS Direct was first set up, it was anticipated that in such a high profile service, the first national nurse telephone...

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