Headache and migraine – 108,711 emergency admissions in 2018/19

Headache and migraine sufferers will benefit from better diagnosis and care as part of the NHS Long Term Plan to improve local health services, avoiding up to 16,500 emergency hospital admissions every year.

Health chiefs and other experts believe that the greater use of ‘headache diaries’ and fast access to specialist advice for family doctors will improve the quality of life of millions and reduce pressure on frontline services.

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