No evidence that patient choice in the NHS saves lives

Allyson Pollock, Alison Macfarlane, Graham Kirkwood, F Azeem Majeed, Ian Greener, Carlo Morelli, Seán Boyle, Howard Mellett, Sylvia Godden, David Price, Petra Brhlikova

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    34 Citations (Scopus)
    LanguageEnglish
    Pages2057-2060
    Number of pages4
    JournalLancet
    Volume378
    Issue number9809
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 17 Dec 2011

    Keywords

    • causality
    • choice Behavior
    • Great Britain
    • hospital mortality

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    Pollock, A., Macfarlane, A., Kirkwood, G., Majeed, F. A., Greener, I., Morelli, C., ... Brhlikova, P. (2011). No evidence that patient choice in the NHS saves lives. Lancet, 378(9809), 2057-2060. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61553-5
    Pollock, Allyson ; Macfarlane, Alison ; Kirkwood, Graham ; Majeed, F Azeem ; Greener, Ian ; Morelli, Carlo ; Boyle, Seán ; Mellett, Howard ; Godden, Sylvia ; Price, David ; Brhlikova, Petra. / No evidence that patient choice in the NHS saves lives. In: Lancet. 2011 ; Vol. 378, No. 9809. pp. 2057-2060.
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    No evidence that patient choice in the NHS saves lives. / Pollock, Allyson; Macfarlane, Alison; Kirkwood, Graham; Majeed, F Azeem; Greener, Ian; Morelli, Carlo; Boyle, Seán; Mellett, Howard; Godden, Sylvia; Price, David; Brhlikova, Petra.

    In: Lancet, Vol. 378, No. 9809, 17.12.2011, p. 2057-2060.

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    Pollock A, Macfarlane A, Kirkwood G, Majeed FA, Greener I, Morelli C et al. No evidence that patient choice in the NHS saves lives. Lancet. 2011 Dec 17;378(9809):2057-2060. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61553-5