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Weekday Affects Attendance Rate for Medical Appointments: Large-Scale Data Analysis and Implications

  • David A. Ellis,

    Affiliation: School of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Rob Jenkins mail

    rob.jenkins@glasgow.ac.uk

    Affiliation: School of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Published: December 13, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051365

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 14 Dec 2012 at 23:45 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: BBC News
Title: “BBC News - NHS appointments at the start of the week 'more likely to be missed'”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

davidaellis replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 15 Dec 2012 at 21:28 GMT

Additional Media Coverage:

BBC Radio 4. The Today Programme (Flagship early morning news and current affairs)

BBC News Channel. News headlines (National television news and current affairs; rotation)

BBC Scotland. Reporting Scotland. (National television news and current affairs)

BBC Radio Scotland. Good Morning Scotland. (Scottish breakfast radio news)

BBC Radio Ulster. Talkback. (News and on-air reaction to breaking stories)

Radio Clyde. News headlines (National radio news and current affairs; rotation)

Publication: The Herald
Title: 'Medical' 'no shows' cost NHS £600'
http://www.heraldscotland...

Publication: Evening Times
Title: 'Monday blues' hit Glasgow appointments
http://www.eveningtimes.c...

Publication: The British Psychology Society
Title: 'Hospital appointments and the Monday blues'
http://www.bps.org.uk/new...

Publication: University of Glasgow
Title: Monday blues explain why patients miss hospital and GP appointments
http://www.gla.ac.uk/news...

Publication: Teesside University
Title: 'Tackling the cost of missed GP appointments'
https://info.tees.ac.uk/c...

Publication: Netdoctor.co.uk
Title: 'More GP appointments missed at start of week
http://www.netdoctor.co.u...

Publication:Zesty
Title: 'Thousands of NHS appointments 'more likely to be missed' on Mondays
http://www.zesty.co.uk/bl...

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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

davidaellis replied to davidaellis on 18 Dec 2012 at 12:44 GMT

Publication: The Daily Mail
Title: Why the Monday blues means you should make your appointments for the end of the week
http://www.dailymail.co.u...

Competing interests declared: Co-author

RE: RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to davidaellis on 21 Dec 2012 at 22:03 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Health Canal
Title: “Health News - Monday blues explain why patients miss hospital and GP appointments”
http://www.healthcanal.co...

Publication: Daily Mail Online
Title: “Why the Monday blues means you should make your doctor's appointment for the end of the week | Mail Online”
http://www.dailymail.co.u...

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RE: RE: RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

davidaellis replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 31 Dec 2012 at 12:04 GMT

Publication: Simply Health
Title: Monday blues and missed medical appointments linked
https://www.simplyhealth....

Publication: Nursing Times
Title: Monday blues may increase likelihood of DNA
http://www.nursingtimes.n...

Publication: Commissioning.GP
Title: More DNAs for GP appointments at the beginning of the week
http://www.commissioning....

Publication: MJOG
Title: DNAs increase with "Monday Blues"
http://www.mjog.com/uncat...

Publication: AVIVA
Title: Monday blues 'responsible for missed appointments'
http://www.aviva.co.uk/he...

Publication: Healthcare Today
Title: Appointments at the beginning of week more likely to be missed
http://www.healthcare-tod...

Publication: BioPortfolio
Title: Appointments at the beginning of week more likely to be missed
http://www.bioportfolio.c...

Publication: Rights & Wrongs
Title: Medical 'Monday Blues' for missed appointments
http://www.rightsandwrong...

Publication: Human Health & Science
Title: 'Monday Blues' hit appointments
http://www.humanhealthand...

Publication: Men's Health
Title: The best time to schedule a doctors appointment
http://news.menshealth.co...

Publication: Spire Healthcare
Title: Monday blues 'equals no-show' for early week GP appointments
http://www.spirehealthcar...

Publication: Glasgow City of Science
Title: Monday blues explain why patients miss hospital and GP appointments
http://www.glasgowcityofs...

Publication: Child and Maternal Health Observatory
Title: Weekday affects attendance rate for medical appointments
http://www.onmedica.com/n...

Publication: OnMedica
Title: More appointments missed on Mondays
http://www.onmedica.com/n...

Publication: My Science
Title: Monday blues explain why patients miss hospital and GP appointments
http://www.myscience.me.u...

Publication: Prevention
Title: The best time for a doctor's appointment
http://www.prevention.com...

Competing interests declared: Co-author