TITLE

Opinion: Leader - Time to put GPs at the centre of public health

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
GP: General Practitioner;11/26/2004, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that Great Britain's government's shiny new public health plan is all about reducing GP work and 'freeing them up to deal with more complex cases'. The DoH view that more should be done to improve public health in general and therefore reduce the burden on GPs, especially with regard to obesity, smoking and diabetes, is a welcome sign that someone has been listening. Of course, as with all such big ideas, the proof is in the pudding and given that we are approaching a general election, the White Paper may be regarded as an amuse bouche.
ACCESSION #
15371659

 

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