Self-Care in the UK: Exploring Hidden Barriers (PAGB)

Summary

The Proprietary Association of Great Britain (PAGB) investigated attitudes to the avoidable use of GP and A&E services. The majority (92%) of people in the UK recognise the importance of taking responsibility one’s own health and thereby easing the burden on NHS services.

It is estimated that every year there are 57 million GP consultations and 3.7 million visits to A&E for self-treatable conditions; costing the NHS around £2.3 billion.

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Self Care Nation: Self care attitudes and behaviours in the UK. [Online]: Proprietary Association of Great Britain (PAGB), November 17th 2016.

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Self Care Nation. Self care attitudes and behaviours in the UK. London: Proprietary Association of Great Britain (PAGB), November 2016.

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