Management of out-of-hours calls by a general practice cooperative: a geographical analysis of telephone access and consultation

Joanne Turnbull, Catherine Pope, David Martin, Valerie Lattimer

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    Abstract

    Centralization of urgent care services may reduce access for patients living further away from primary care centres (PCCs). Telephone-based access is often proposed to remedy this.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)677-82
    Number of pages6
    JournalFamily Practice
    Volume28
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

    Keywords

    • After-Hours Care
    • Age Factors
    • Female
    • General Practice
    • Great Britain
    • Health Services Accessibility
    • Health Services Needs and Demand
    • House Calls
    • Humans
    • Logistic Models
    • Male
    • Odds Ratio
    • Office Visits
    • Rural Health Services
    • Sex Factors
    • Telemedicine
    • Time Factors

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