Table 4

Responses to questionnaire sent to general practitioners (n = 78)

QuestionAdmitted viaTotalYes (%)
Do you feel child’s admission was necessary?A&E20/2871.4
GP63/6695.5
If preventable admission, would you have preferred to care for child at home with—for example, children’s nurse visiting during acute period?A&E8/2828.6
GP13/7816.7
If preventable admission, would you have preferred to care for child at home with—for example, children’s nurse visiting after acute period?A&E7/2825.0
GP33/7842.3
  • Sample size varies with differing numbers of responses to individual questions.