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  1. Cost control of out-of-hours laboratory services in district general hospitals.

    Article - En anglais

    Aims-To survey methods for cost control of out-of-hours laboratory services in district general hospitals in England and Wales.

    Methods-A questionnaire was distributed to 66 district general hospital laboratories in England and Wales.


    The response rate was 61%. Most laboratories for which budgetary information was provided had on-call costs ranging between 10-21% of staff costs.

    Ninety five per cent of respondents had attempted to reduce workload by the use of various strategies.

    Seventy two per cent of responding laboratories had negotiated a wide variety of on-call agreements outside Whitley Council arrangements.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Grande Bretagne, Economie santé, Service hospitalier, Laboratoire, Analyse coût, Contrôle coût, Evaluation, Horaire travail, Charge travail, Homme, Royaume Uni, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Great Britain, Health economy, Hospital ward, Laboratory, Cost analysis, Cost control, Evaluation, Working time table, Workload, Human, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0718990

    Code Inist : 002B30A04B. Création : 09/06/1995.