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Access block: problems and progress

Peter A Roberts and Paul A Cunningham
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (10): 528.
Published online: 19 May 2003

To the Editor: The series of articles concerning access block1 indicates that access block is a major health issue in this country. It is remarkable that, despite all these efforts to avoid admissions and reduce inpatient length of stay, only a few occasions of brief success at reducing ambulance diversions were described, and only one case of reducing access block (Royal Melbourne Hospital).

  • Peter A Roberts
  • Paul A Cunningham


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