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Better self-management could cut demand for urgent care

 

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Better self-management could cut demand for urgent care

A briefing from the Health Foundation explores the link between how well people feel able to manage their long-term conditions - such as asthma, diabetes and depression - and their use of health care services.

The findings show that avoidable health care use would fall and people’s quality of life would improve if they were better supported to manage their long-term conditions.