Table 4 Intended actions if the same problem occurred again in the future (n  =  200)
ReasonNo (%)
Would call an ambulance or attend the ED directly69 (35)
Contact the GP within normal working hours93 (47)
Contact the out-of-hours primary care service7 (4)
Call NHS Direct7 (4)
Attend a walk-in centre5 (3)
Attend a community pharmacist0 (0)
Other, or a combination of actions19 (10)
  • ED, emergency department.

  • ED, emergency department.