1st Edition

24 Hour Primary Care

By Chris Salisbury Copyright 1988

    This book focuses on care provided by or on behalf of general practitioners, as they are the main providers of out-of-hours services. It provides evidence of an increasing disparity between the demands from patients and the expectations of doctors.

    Part One: Choices and challenges 1. Setting the Scene 2. Balancing Demand and Supply in Out-of-Hours Care 3. A Framework of Models of Out-of-Hours General Practice Care Part Two: Models of organisation 4. Deputising Services 5. GP Out-of-Hours Co-operatives 6. GPs in A&E Departments 7. Nurse Telephone Consultation 8. Nurse-led Minor Injury Units 9. Responding to Patients with Particular Needs Part Three: Future directions 10. The Integration of Services 11. Assuring Quality 12. A Vision for the Future


    Salisbury, Chris