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Does increased duration of consultant presence affect length of hospital stay for unplanned admissions in acute paediatrics?: an observational before-and-after analysis using administrative healthcare data
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    Acute, unplanned paediatric admissions and earlier consultant review

    The team from Evelina are to be commended for questioning the current direction of travel of acute hospital practice, seeking to find "policy- based evidence" supporting the drive for increasingly consultant-delivered healthcare and their detailed report should help inform wider discussions, not just in paediatrics but across the entire spectrum of acute hospital medicine.

    Apart from two specific instances (very sh...

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