Developing Primary Care-The Academic Contribution: The Conference of Academic Organizations in General PracticeBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7074.154a (Published 11 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:154
- Chris van Weel
- professor of general practice, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands
Ed D J Pereira Gray Royal College of General Practitioners, £9.90, pp 59. ISBN 0 85084 227 1
Shifting to a health service led by primary care entails many changes to the working environment of general practitioners.Developing Primary Care provides a detailed review of what it will mean for the academic aspects of general practice: research, development, teaching, and training.
The report summarises general practice's impressive track record in each of these areas. For example, the teaching model …