To determine the use and organisation of out of hours services in primary care.
Setting-Family health services authorities in England and Wales.
Main outcome measures-Rate of use of out of hours care, methods of provision, and role of authorities.
12-25% of authorities were unable to answer one or more key questions in the survey because of insufficient information.
The mean number of night visits made per unrestricted principal per 1000 patients per year was 35.3. 13 of the 19 authorities with averages above 40 covered large towns or cities. 81 authorities bad at least one commercial deputising service.
Mots-clés Pascal : Soin santé primaire, Organisation, Centre santé, Extérieur, Horaire travail, Médecin, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Primary health care, Organization, Health center, Outer, Working time table, Physician, Human
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0173699
Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 09/06/1995.