Hospital size isn't everything

Publication:  The Guardian
Reference:  The Guardian, Comment is free, 14 June 2010

The link between death rates and the number of operations carried out by a hospital is not a straightforward one.

Is it better to be treated in large hospitals carrying out lots of operations? Intuitively it makes sense. Better, surely, to have a surgeon who is practised at your operation than someone trained in the 'see one, do one, teach one' school.

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