15% of A&E admissions 'could be seen by GP'

Approximately 15% of people who attend A&E could be dealt with by a GP, new research from the College of Emergency Medicine has found.

One in seven people could be treated in the community rather than as an emergency case in hospital.

GPs could treat around 15% of A&E admissions. Credit: PA Wire

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15% of A&E admissions 'could be seen by GP'

Approximately 15% of people who attend A&E could be dealt with by a GP, new research from the College of Emergency Medicine has found. One in seven people could be treated in the community rather than as an emergency case in hospital.