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Walk-in centres fail to take pressure off emergency services in England

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7494.745-a (Published 31 March 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:745
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    New schemes such as walk-in centres that were developed with the aim of taking the pressure off emergency services in England are not working, says a report from the House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts.

    More people than ever attend accident and emergency services or seek emergency care from their GP, and although most patients are being seen within …

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