Who needs to know?
Primary Care teams.
What have we found?
35% increase in emergency admissions and a 28% increase in non-emergency admissions to hospital 1999 – 2010.
Emergency and elective admissions to hospital increase in association with a patient’s ability to see their own doctor.
1% increase in the number of people able to see their own doctor associated with a reduction of 7.6 elective admissions per practice.