One in four GP appointments can be avoided, says report.

@article{Wise2015OneIF,
  title={One in four GP appointments can be avoided, says report.},
  author={Jacqui Wise},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2015},
  volume={351},
  pages={h5339}
}
More than a quarter of GP appointments could potentially have been avoided if wider use were made of other primary care staff, more coordination between GPs and hospitals, and better use of technology, a new report argues. The report, by the NHS Alliance and the Primary Care Foundation, said that much of GPs’ time was taken up with rearranging hospital… CONTINUE READING