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Correction to: Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in the United Kingdom—a national survey of the structure, conduct, interpretation and funding

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Perioperative Medicine20187:8

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13741-018-0087-6

  • Received: 12 March 2018
  • Accepted: 12 March 2018
  • Published:

The original article was published in Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:2

Correction

After publication of this article (Reeves et al. 2018), it was noticed that two references to the data contained within Fig. 5 were incorrect. In the ‘Funding’ section of the ‘Results’, the line that reads, “The service is funded by a per test fee from clinical commissioning groups (CCG) in 36/86 (41.9%) of services and NHS England in 1/86 (1.2%) of services. The NHS trust funded the service in 41.9% (36/86) trusts. Funding sources were unknown in 8/86 (9.3%) or other in 5/86 (5.8%) (Fig. 5)” should instead read, “The service is funded by a per test fee from clinical commissioning groups (CCG) in 12/86 (14.0%) of services and NHS England in 1/86 (1.2%) of services. The NHS trust funded the service in 60/86 (70.0%) trusts. Funding sources were unknown in 8/86 (9.3%) or other in 5/86 (5.8%) (Fig. 5)”.

In the ‘Discussion’ section, the line reading, “There has however been progress in the funding since 2011 with more than 40% now receiving fees from clinical commissioning groups” should instead read, “There has however been progress in the funding since 2011 with 84% now receiving fees from individual NHS trusts or CCGs”.

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Authors’ Affiliations

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Anaesthesia and Critical Care Research Unit, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK
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Critical Care Research Area, National Institute for Health Research Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK
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Integrative Physiology and Critical Illness Group, Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
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Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Plymouth Hospitals NHS trust Hospital, Plymouth, UK
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Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
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Departments of Perioperative and Critical Care Medicine, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
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Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Torbay Hospital, Torquay, UK

Reference

  1. Reeves T, Bates S, Sharp T, Richardson K, Bali S, Plumb J, et al. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in the United Kingdom—a national survey of the structure, conduct, interpretation and funding. Perioperative Medicine. 2018;7:2. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13741-017-0082-3.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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