Accident and Emergency Departments

(asked on 15th July 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number people who have attended an accident and emergency department but who could have been seen by a primary care practitioner in each of the last 18 months.


Answered by
Edward Argar Portrait
Edward Argar
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 22nd July 2021

No such estimate has been made as this information is not collected centrally.

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