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People using hospital emergency departments ‘like a GP’

A hospital doctor is fed up with people who use the emergency department for non-emergencies.

“We have many acute cases and accidents that can’t be prevented, but we also have patients that turn up with a pain they’ve had for three weeks,” Waikato Hospital emergency doctor John Bonning said.

Read the full article by Donna-Lee Biddle on Stuff.

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