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Response to letter regarding ‘patient interpretation of current doctor identification badges: are we just confusing the matter’
  1. Beth Hickerton1,
  2. Daniel Fitzgerald2,
  3. Elisabeth Perry3,
  4. Alan De Bolla4
  1. 1 Urological Department, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool, UK
  2. 2 Medical Sciences Division, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
  3. 3 Department of Rheamatology, Peninsula Deanery, Devon, UK
  4. 4 Urological Department, Wrexham Mealor Hospital, Wrexham, UK
  1. Correspondence to Beth Hickerton, Urological Department, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospital, Prescott Street, Liverpool L7 8XP, UK; hickertonbeth{at}

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We thank Drs Islam and Deekes1 for highlighting their previous work regarding the problems with current terminology encountered by nurses within the NHS1.2 While this reported that …

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