The doctor's deputizing service in a single-handed practice.

@article{Naidoo1982TheDD,
  title={The doctor's deputizing service in a single-handed practice.},
  author={Anthony Naidoo},
  journal={The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={1982},
  volume={32 242},
  pages={564-6}
}
  • Anthony Naidoo
  • Published 1982 in
    The Journal of the Royal College of General…
The out-of-hours calls received by a doctor's deputizing service on behalf of a single-handed general practitioner were studied over the course of one year.It was found that the overall rate of call (66.3 per 1,000 patients per year) and the rate of night call (10 per 1,000 patients per year) differed little from the rates found by general practitioners who did their own out-of-hours calls. The main users of the service were children under five and women. The time when the service was used… CONTINUE READING