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In brief: Weekend opening of GP practices

Peter Dolton and Vikram Pathania

CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance from Centre for Economic Performance, LSE

Abstract: Can increased access to GPs reduce overcrowding in hospitals' Accidents & Emergency departments? Research by Peter Dolton and Vikram Pathania assesses whether weekend GP opening hours introduced in 2013 in four surgeries in London made patients less likely to use A&E services.

Keywords: National Health Service; UK health service; doctors (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-10
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