Research in general practice and primary care

Wallace, Paul
May 2010
InnovAiT;May2010, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p298
Academic Journal
Research was defined for the purposes of the UK Universities Research Assessment Exercise in 2001 as �original investigation undertaken in order to gain knowledge and understanding�. This article will examine how this translates in practical terms in general practice, what impact research has had on our clinical work as GPs and what opportunities exist for Associates-in-Training interested in engaging in research at different stages of their career.


Related Articles

  • GPSI: first-class GP not second-class specialist. Miller, Lewis // Pulse;8/10/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 31, p16 

    The article reports on the position of general practitioner with a special interest in Great Britain. They restrict their specialist work to a segment of specialist practice and while doing this, they work to the direction of a consultant. Their role may be confused with that of junior...

  • FINE-TUNE YOUR PRACTICE ADMINISTRATION. Couch, John // Pulse;5/10/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p30 

    The article presents a forecast for general practice in medicine for 2007 in Great Britain. The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) and enhanced services will have no changes; thus, general practitioners (GP's) are believed to have an option to relax in spring by overhauling the stretched and...

  • Out-of-hours care 'fragmented'. Nowottny, Steve // Pulse;12/5/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 44, p6 

    The article looks at the medical care provided at home by general practitioners (GPs) in Great Britain. According to Agnelo Fernandes, clinical champion on urgent care in Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), incidents relating to abnormal test results had occurred in every area and...

  • The challenges and rewards of rural family practice in New Brunswick, Canada: lessons for retention. Miedema, B.; Hamilton, R.; Fortin, P.; Easley, J.; Tatemichi, S. // Rural & Remote Health;Apr2009, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1 

    Introduction: This study examined the work environment of rural family physicians in New Brunswick, a province in eastern Canada. The purpose of the research was to explore the job satisfaction of rural family physicians based on gender, age, years in practice, and language and location of...

  • LAST WORD.  // Pulse;3/22/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p80 

    The article shares the authors insights concerning her work being a general practitioner (GP) in Great Britain. She said that the best thing about her practice is that her team works together at look after their patients and themselves. He also said that if she could do one thing to change the...

  • Practicing medicine ... is the thrill gone? Curry Jr., R. Whit // Patient Care;Feb2006, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p6 

    Comments on the problems faced by physicians in the U.S. Changes in the practice of medicine; Information on Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs; Advantages of physicians over other profession.

  • How to... ...deal with the press.  // Medeconomics;Nov2003, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p27 

    This article presents suggestions to general practitioners on facing the press. Prepare for the tricky questions that you will almost certainly be asked by journalists and work out your replies in advance; do some research and have notes ready if there is a possibility that you may be asked for...

  • HOW MUCH WILL I EARN? Sherifi, Jim // Pulse;7/6/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 27, p36 

    The article presents several financial opportunities for a general practitioner (GP) registrar in Great Britain who is about to complete his or her training. Average incomes for full parity, full time partners in non-dispensing practices in England and Wales for 2005/2006 were roughly...

  • GPs discriminated against on medical education pay.  // Pulse;10/8/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 39, p11 

    Reports on the discrimination of general practitioners (GPs) because of a decision not to pay them for work for the newly-formed medical education body in Great Britain. Offer of reimbursement of expenses and honoraria by the Joint Committee on Postgraduate Training for General Practice;...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics