ESRI Research Bulletin

Did the expansion of free GP care impact demand for Emergency Department attendances? A difference-in-differences analysis

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January 7, 2019
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This research investigates whether the introduction of universal free General Practitioner (GP) care for children aged under 6 reduced visits by this group to Emergency Departments (EDs).