Next Society Event
8 January:7 pm
Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios - their use and misuse
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With the exception of the Annual Dinner, all meetings will take place at 7 p.m. at the Medical Society of London, 11 Chandos Street, Cavendish Square, London W1G 9EB, followed by a drinks reception.

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Stephen Smith
This article is taken from the Medico-Legal Journal, which provides readers with considered and stimulating articles on all aspects of medico-legal theory and practice.
Stephen Smith's view from the Bridge of the Largest Acute Trust in the UK offers a rare and valuable insight intohow best to order and deal with the extraorinarliy wide range of problems and challenges that must be faced and are likely to develop over the next few years and beyond. Well worth reading right through to the end of the Discussionand will provide much good advice and initiatives for other trusts to follow.
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