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Survey of patients' view on functional split of consultant psychiatrists

  • Millia Begum1Email author,
  • Keith Brown2,
  • Anthony Pelosi1,
  • Jim Crabb2,
  • John McTaggart3,
  • Caroline Mitchell1,
  • Everett Julyan4,
  • Tony Donegan5 and
  • Michael Gotz2
BMC Health Services Research201313:362

Received: 14 February 2013

Accepted: 11 September 2013

Published: 27 September 2013

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Original Submission
14 Feb 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Thomas Becker
9 Jun 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - George Lodge
2 Aug 2013 Author responded Author comments - Jim Crabb
Resubmission - Version 3
2 Aug 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Thomas Becker
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
11 Sep 2013 Editorially accepted
27 Sep 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-13-362

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Authors’ Affiliations

Hairmyres Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire
Forth Valley Royal Hospital, NHS Forth Valley
Stobhill Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Crosshouse Hospital, NHS Ayrshire & Arran
Wishaw General Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire