Table 6

Outcome of Cancer Treatment Helpline call according to time of call; in hours and out of hours

Advice onlyGP/NHS24Oncology review and dischargeED reviewAdmission
In hours1877 (37.0%)700 (13.8%)1523 (30.1%)57 (1.1%)911 (18.0%)
Out of hours1042 (31.4%)277 (8.4%)691 (20.8%)192 (5.8%)1115 (33.6%)
  • Figures expressed as total number of calls and percentage.

  • ED, emergency department; GP, general practitioner.