After-hours primary care

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2012-07
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Anikeeva, Olga
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Primary Health Care Research & Information Service
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Abstract
After-hours primary care has the potential to improve consumer access to services and reduce the burden on hospital emergency departments. This RESEARCH ROUNDup outlines the function of five models of after-hours service provision, discusses Australian examples of after-hours services and presents information regarding each model’s effectiveness and shortcomings.
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Public health, Health services
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Anikeeva, O., 2012. After-hours primary care. RESEARCH ROUNDup, Issue 25, July 2012.