Analysis: patients in poorer regions using A&E over GP

Scheme tackling unplanned hospital admissions to be evaluated

Patients in the poorest areas are 63 per cent more likely than those in the richest locations to find it hard to see a GP. They are also 53 per cent more likely to attend accident and emergency, according to HSJ analysis of newly published figures.

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