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Hardly ‘rocket science’ so why is it taking so long
A new report published argues that perhaps 27% of GP appointments could potentially be avoided if there was more co-ordinated working between GPs & hospitals, wider use of other primary care staff, better use of technology to streamline administrative burdens, and wider system changes.
Researched Links:

NHS England:  1 in 4 GP appointments potentially avoidable

Joined-up care in early years

Facilitating a joined-up & cost effective welfare system

We seem to have been talking about this for decades

We won’t be able to afford the NHS unless we ‘solve’ this problem

But what about the ‘Digitally un-empowered’?

Reducing visits to A&E

King’s Fund:  Integrated care

Service Re-design

Primary & Community care

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