Research Article

Need for primary health care: an objective indicator.

Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984; 288 doi: (Published 11 February 1984) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984;288:457
  1. A Scott-Samuel


    The allocation of resources for primary health care should be based on the community's needs and not only on the workload of general practitioners. I therefore present an objective indicator that may be used to assess the need for primary health care.