Letters

Out of hours care

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6974.262c (Published 28 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:262

Cultural change is necessary

  1. A Z Kadri
  1. General practitioner St Peter's Surgery, Woolston, Southampton SO2 9AL

    EDITOR,—David K Cragg and colleagues found that the reason most commonly cited by patients for not attending out of hours primary care centres was not having a car available.1 This was despite population statistics showing no difference in car ownership between electoral wards of attenders and non-attenders. One interpretation of this is that, although patients did have access to a vehicle, other priorities or unwillingness to attend for other reasons …

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