Calling 111 before accessing emergency care is a barrier
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Calling 111 before accessing emergency care is a barrier

Kim Moore Senior lecturer, Mental health and disability at Birmingham City University

Trials aimed at reducing transmission of COVID-19 could have a negative effect on some mental health service users

In July, NHS England confirmed that it was expanding trials where patients are encouraged to call 111 before going to emergency departments (EDs), to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19.

Emergency Nurse. 28, 6, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/en.28.6.14.s12

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