TITLE

Quebec's GPs get a raise

AUTHOR(S)
Hamilton, Janice
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/11/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 1, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on an increase in budget for general practitioners in Quebec, Canada. Details regarding the need for the increase and the response from the Federation des medecins omnipraticiens du Quebec (FMOQ); Priority areas that will receive the funding; Amount of funds set aside to entice general practitioners to stay in isolated areas for more than three years and to provide continuing education.
ACCESSION #
3331460

 

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