Professor Sarah Purdy - inaugural lecture

Professor of Primary Care Professor Sarah Purdy
School of Social and Community Medicine
This lecture took place on Thursday 19 March 2015

Reducing hospital admissions: myth or reality?

The need to reduce pressure on hospitals is a priority for the NHS and driving down the number of potentially avoidable admissions is a focus both nationally and locally. We need to better understand who is at risk of admission, which admissions are avoidable and which interventions are effective.