Few GPs aspire to work or live in aged residential care

Ratcliffe, Lucy
November 2013
New Zealand Doctor;11/6/2013, p6
The article reports on the results of a poll concerning the attitude of general practitioners (GPs) in New Zealand toward aged residential care. The poll reveals that few GPs are interested in working or living in an aged residential care facility, with only over 20 per cent have a contract with a resthome and just 6 per cent interested in getting a contract. Charts related to the topic are provided.


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