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Bias in the health system

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Bias in health system:

  • Number of patients who waited longer than six hours in ED.
  • Number prescribed painkillers after presenting to ED.
  • Wait time for patient to be referred from ED to gynaecology, cardiology, urology.
  • Number of declined referrals from ED.
  • Number of complaints relating to a referral to a MH service.
  • Number of complaints relating to undiagnosed symptoms or misdiagnosed conditions.

All with breakdown by gender, ethnicity and age.

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