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Operationalising unscheduled care policy: a qualitative study of healthcare professionals' perspectives.

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BACKGROUND: UK health policy aims to reduce the use of unscheduled care, by increasing proactive and preventative management of patients with long-term conditions in primary care. AIM: The study explored healthcare professionals' understanding of why patients with long-term conditions use unscheduled care, and the healthcare professionals' understanding of their role in relation to reducing the use of unscheduled care. DESIGN AND SETTING: Qualitative study interviewing different types of heal...

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Publisher copy:
10.3399/bjgp13x664243

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Drinkwater, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Stenhoff, A More by this author
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Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
63
Issue:
608
Pages:
e192-e199
Publication date:
2013-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:3e4bf40e-043e-4304-9a93-a20583c71c3c
Source identifiers:
402985
Local pid:
pubs:402985

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