Norwegian GPs move to a list based systemBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7098.1849g (Published 28 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1849
- Sandra Goldbeck-Wood
Norway's parliament has voted by a narrow majority to introduce a list based system for GPs from 1 January 1999. This is the first time the Norwegian government has publicly backed the idea of a list system (BMJ 1997;314:771). The measure follows a three year pilot project, which was carried out in four municipalities.
Strong controversy surrounded the financing of the new system. In the pilot half the doctor's income was based on …