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- 1.The work load of injury presenting to the United Oxford Hospitals is described.
- 2.The medical staff meeting this load is mentioned.
- 3.The work load per doctor is estimated to be 5000 patients with new injuries per senior house officer per year, 6000 new patients per consultant per year, and 250 in-patients per doctor per year.
- 4.Factors are discussed which would need to be taken into account to enable a more detailed assessment of work load to be made.
- 5.Estimates are made of the future work load and the medical staff required to meet it.
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