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Table 2 Service provision in their service/area frequency (percentage) data

From: GP and nurses' perceptions of how after hours care for people receiving palliative care at home could be improved: a mixed methods study

  Total (n = 166) GPs (n = 114) Nurses (n = 52)
  N % N % N %
After Hours Service Provision by their Service       
   Calls 102 61.4 68 59.6 34 65.3*
   Visits 122 73.5 80 70.2 42 80.7
EPC Items       
   Use generally N/A   84 73.7 N/A**  
   Aware can use for PC planning N/A   60 52.6 N/A**  
Tel. Triage Protocol in Area       
   Yes 50 30.1 16 14.0 34 65.4
   No 52 31.3 42 36.9 10 19.2
   Don't Know 64 38.6 56 49.1 8 15.4
Aware of PC Resources       
   Yes 102 61.5 67 58.8 35 67.3
   No 64 38.5 47 41.2 17 32.7
Current Services
Satisfactory
      
(agree or strongly agree combined)       
Hospital discharge
planning
107 64.5 79 69.3 28 53.8
Home care
planning
141 84.9 100 87.7 41 78.8
After hours
service provision
123 74.1% 88 77.2 35 67.3
  1. Note *8 nurse participants did not currently work in PC service; * *Enhanced Primary Care Items (EPC) not available to nurses