Abstract

The most influential report into casualty or accident and emergency (A&E) services was the Standing Medical Advisory Committee Report on Accident and Emergency Services chaired by Sir Harry Platt and published in 1962.1,a This was a major milestone in the history of A&E and this chapter aims to describe medical staffing of casualty departments between the start of the NHS and that report.

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© Henry Guly 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Guly
    • 1
  1. 1.Derriford HospitalPlymouthUK

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