[Wikimedia-l] Doctors use, but don’t rely totally on, Wikipedia

Richard Symonds richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk
Tue Apr 24 16:37:20 UTC 2012


We think you might find our latest blog post interesting. It's about
research in which an online survey of medical staff at two large hospital
trusts in England was conducted. Nearly all the 109 responses included
free-text comments.

Unsurprisingly, the respondents - all medical professionals - all consult

Worth a read, I think! It's at

We owe a big thanks to Suzanne Hardy of Newcastle
University<http://www.medev.ac.uk/> for
bringing the research to our attention, and Dr David Mathieson of the
University of Nottingham for help with this summary. Big thanks also go to
Martin Poulter, who facilitated things at our end.

All the best,

Richard Symonds
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