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Point-of- care blood tests during home visits by out-of- hours primary care clinicians; a mixed methods evaluation of a service improvement
Objectives We aimed to evaluate test usage and patient and clinician experience following the introduction of point-of- care (POC) blood tests into a primary care out-of- hours service. Design A mixed methods service ...
Out-of-hours primary care end of life prescribing: a data linkage study
Objectives: Out-of-hours (OOH) primary care services are contacted in the last 4 weeks of life by nearly 30% of all patients who die, but OOH palliative prescribing remains poorly understood. Our understanding of prescribing ...
What proportion of patients at the end of life contact out-of-hours primary care? A data linkage study in Oxfordshire
Objectives: Out-of-hours (OOH) primary care services are a key element of community care at the end of life, yet there have been no previous attempts to describe the scope of this activity. We aimed to establish the ...