Study overview - flow diagram
A flow diagram overview of the study of General Practitioners and Emergency Departments (GPED): Efficient Models of Care.
General Practitioners and Emergency Departments (GPED): Efficient Models of Care: Flow diagram
A PDF version of this flow diagram is also available to download (PDF).
Work Package A: Mapping different models of GPED and system leader interviews.
Work Package B: Retrospective quantitative analysis of national data; costs and consequences.
* Includes: four hour performance; unplanned ED re-attendance within seven days; patients leaving the ED without being seen; emergency hospital admission; zero day admission, length of stay; re-admission to hospital within 28 days; in-hospital mortality.
Work Package C: Prospective and retrospective mixed methods evaluation in ten case study sites.
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Background to the project
The context to our research includes the Keogh Review of urgent care and the increase in funding for triage projects in English hospitals.
Details of our research methods, research structure, data collection and the expected benefits of conducting this study.
This is a multi-centre project and the study team are based across four universities. View details of the study team.