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Title Contemporary primary care : the challenges of change
Published Buckingham : Open University Press, 2000


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 MELB  362.1 Tov/Cpc  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 186 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Vision and change in primary care: past, present and future / Tony Dowell and Richard Neal -- 2. The changing character of service provision / Phil Heywood -- 3. The changing nature of primary health care teams and interprofessional relationships / Alison E. Wilson -- 4. Commissioning services for older people: make haste slowly? / Steve Iliffe -- 5. Disability: from medical needs to social rights / Geoffrey Mercer and Colin Barnes -- 6. The new genetics and general practice: revolution or continuity? / Satinder Kumar -- 7. Socio-economic inequality: beyond the inverse care law / Lorna Arblaster and Adrian Hastings -- 8. Locality planning and research evidence: using primary care data / Joanne Jordan -- 9. Counselling: researching an evidence base for practice / John Mellor-Clark -- 10. Complementary medicine and primary care: towards a grassroots focus / Jon Adams and Philip Tovey
Summary "Beginning with a think piece on the nature of primary care and what an emerging vision for it might look like, the book continues with contributions on the changing form, organization and delivery of primary health care, before going on to examine specific areas of provision and some significant research issues. The book will be of interest to all those involved in the study or development of primary health care services."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Community health services.
Primary health care.
Community Health Services.
Primary Health Care.
Primary Health Care -- trends.
Community Health Services.
Author Tovey, Phillip, 1956-
LC no. 99028982
ISBN 0335200095
033520452X (cased)