Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Research exposes flaws in ‘weekend effect’ argument

Research exposes flaws in ‘weekend effect’ argument Analysis of patterns of stroke care across a whole week reveals that the often repeated simplistic criticism that the "weekend effect" has a deleterious effect on care should be seriously challenged.

Writing in The Lancet,* researcher by Dr Ben Bray, public health registrar and research director of the Royal College of Physician’s Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) set out to describe and quantify the magnitude and pattern of variation in healthcare quality across the whole week, not just between weekdays and weekends. OnMedica

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