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Stepping Up: A Phased Evaluation of the Impact of High-Intensity Specialist-Led Acute Care (HiSLAC) of Emergency Medical Admissions to NHS Hospitals (Commissioned call 12/128)
Project title: Stepping Up: A Phased Evaluation of the Impact of High-Intensity Specialist-Led Acute Care (HiSLAC) of Emergency Medical Admissions to NHS Hospitals (Commissioned call 12/128)
Call to action: 12/128 12/128 The organisation and delivery of 24/7 healthcare
Research type: Primary Research
Contractor: University of Birmingham
Co-investigators: Dr Chris Roseveare, Dr Jennifer Dixon, Dr Mike Clancy, Dr Robert Temple, Mr Alan Girling, Mr Alastair Henderson, Mr Gavin Rudge, Mr Patrick Storrie, Mr Peter Lees, Mr PETER REES, Professor Carolyn Tarrant, Professor Joanne Lord, Professor Richard Lilford, Professor Russell Mannion, Professor Sir Michael Rawlins, Professor Timothy Evans.
Started: February 2014 | Status: Published July 2021
This study found that the 'weekend effect' was not caused by a lack of consultants in hospitals at weekends but was associated with factors in the community preceding hospital admission.
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