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A&E overused but GP access difficult – coincidence?

 

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A&E overused but GP access difficult – coincidence?

The first ever large-scale research into attitudes towards emergency care from the most recent British Social Attitudes Survey shows that many people think A&E is overused, while many also report difficulties getting GP appointments.

The survey also reveals significant differences in perspectives according to area of deprivation, age, gender and other socio-demographic factors.