Journals Library


HS&DR - 12/128/48

The future of 24/7 care: investigating the links between staffing levels, patient access and inequalities in health outcomes

Project title: The future of 24/7 care: investigating the links between staffing levels, patient access and inequalities in health outcomes

Call to action: 12/128 12/128 The organisation and delivery of 24/7 healthcare

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Tim DoranORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-7857-3704

Lead Author: Dr Lu Han

Contractor: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Cost: £606,414.31

Co-investigators: Dr Mark Harrison, Dr Maxine Power, Professor Carol Propper, Professor John Ainsworth, Professor Matthew Sutton.

Started: March 2014 | Status: Published November 2017

Mortality rates are higher during weekend and night-time admissions largely due to sicker patients selected for admission, and extending services for key specialties over critical periods is likely to be the most cost-effective approach.

Links to project documentation

The links and documents below are related to this research and are added as and when they are produced over the life of the project. The information is provided by the researchers and some may have undergone varying editorial, production and publication models, which differ to NIHR Journals Library reports. Links are to both internal (NIHR) and external websites – the NIHR is not responsible for the content of external websites.

Background & Research Questions

Why the research is being done and what is being asked

Methods

How the research is being done

Publications & Outputs

What the research produced

Outcomes & Impact

What happened as a result of the research

If you would like to receive a notification when this project is updated, please submit your email address below. This will also notify you when the Journals Library report is published.