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Locating GPs in A&E 'increases demand and doesn’t save money'

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The only solution is given A&E the balls to tell people to 'sod off'. Instead, we set up entire hospital trusts to see A&E attendees in 4 hours, when one third could wait 4 days without coming to harm and one third should wait as long as 4 hours. The politically motivated, evidence free, tail is wagging the secondary care dog as usual. If up to 30% of attendees don't need to got to A&E, that's not the same as '30% of attendees need to see a GP instead'.

Posted date

13 Apr 2016

Posted time

11:27am

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