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National review of GP out of hours services

Author: HSE

Publication Year: 2010


1. Foreword
2. Introduction
3. Background
4. Legislation
5. Literature review
6. Findings from the review group questionnaire
7. Findings of review group - cost effectiveness/value for money
8. Areas of best practice
9. Ambulance service
10. Model for the delivery of a national GP out of hours' service
11. Recommendations
12. National Implementation plan
Table list


The HSE has published the first national review of GP Out of Hours Services around the country since the commencement of publicly funded GP Cooperatives in 1999. The report found that there were almost 1 million contacts with GP out of hours services in 2008 and that patient satisfaction is rated at over 90% for the majority of the out of hours services.

Format Download
Keywords out of hours services, general practice
Publisher HSE
Classification general practice
Pages 112
Categories: Reports, Irish Content
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