Pressure on staff prompts debate about charging for primary care

Triggle, Nick
July 2014
Emergency Nurse;Jul2014, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p9
Academic Journal
The article reports on the increasing pressure on hospital emergency department (ED) staff in Great Britain. It explores the link between the demand for general practitioner (GP) and the influx of walk-in patients in EDs. Funding problems within the National Health Service (NHS) and the idea of charging patients to see their GPs are also discussed in the article.


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