Table 3.

Patients’ Need for Contact With The GP in Case of Hospital Admission

Type of Contact (%)
Hospital AdmissionNeed Contact No. (%)Telephone OnlyHome Visit AfterHospital VisitBoth Visits
Broken leg447/634 (71)3319127
Minor foot operation210/633 (33)23721
Vague abdominal symptoms574/631 (91)38202110
Heart attack613/633 (97)12372622
Discovery of cancer618/633 (98)5362730