A&E attendance figures cast doubt on Hunt's out of hours theory

GP treating a patient

Patients of GP practices that remain directly responsible for out of hours primary care may attend accident and emergency more often than others, analysis suggests. However, the research also indicates they may be admitted to hospital as an emergency less regularly.

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