Estimating the burden of minor ailment consultations in general practices and emergency departments through retrospective review of routine data in North East Scotland

Shona Fielding, Terry Porteous, James Ferguson, Vivienne Maskrey, Annie Blyth, Vibhu Paudyal, Garry Barton, Richard Holland, Christine M Bond, Margaret C Watson

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Minor ailment attendances in general practices and emergency departments (EDs) place significant burden on health care resources.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-172
Number of pages8
JournalFamily Practice
Issue number2
Early online date5 Mar 2015
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015


  • Community pharmacy services
  • consensus
  • emergency departments
  • general practice

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