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How Can We Reduce ED Admissions?

We are all aware of the pressures now being placed on ED. So far few successful strategies seem to have been put into place.

What do you think the solution is?

I think giving ED staff more support when it comes to turning away patients who attend inappropriately. This can be done politely, with the advice that they need to see the correct doctor who will help them the most.

I often say "If you're hit by a bus, I'm your man!"

But it seems that the support to do this is dwindling.