Helen England

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OBJECTIVES To conduct a systematic review to identify studies that describe factors and interventions at primary care practice level that impact on levels of utilisation of unscheduled secondary care. SETTING Observational studies at primary care practice level. PARTICIPANTS Studies included people of any age of either sex living in Organisation for(More)
BACKGROUND For several years, EDs in the UK NHS have faced considerable increases in attendance rates. Walk-in centres (WiCs) and minor injuries units (MIUs) have been suggested as solutions. We aimed to investigate the associations between practice and practice population characteristics with ED attendance rates or combined ED/WiC/MIU attendance, and the(More)
BACKGROUND The UK National Health Service Emergency Departments (ED) have recently faced increasing attendance rates. This study investigated associations of general practice and practice population characteristics with emergency care service attendance rates. METHODS A longitudinal design with practice-level measures of access and continuity of care,(More)
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