Table 5

How the correct diagnosis was made

How correct diagnosis was madeNumber of patients%
After receipt of radiology report53457.2
In follow up clinic11212.0
Patient returned to A&E727.7
While an inpatient10110.8
By general practitioner252.7
By other hospital department40.4
By physiotherapist10.1
At another hospital30.3
While doing medicolegal report10.1
After receipt of pathology report10.1
After a complaint20.2
Later review of radiographs10.1
After a chance meeting with patient10.1
Not recorded768.1