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Posted on 15 August 2019 by Miranda Phillips, Research Director
While most people who go to A&E have an urgent medical problem, NHS data suggests that 15% of A&E use is not medically urgent. The issue of ‘over-use’ of emergency health services is an ongoing concern for both NHS providers and policymakers - and is also shared by the public.
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British Social Attitudes, GPs, healthcare