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Specialist GPs must not undermine the value of generalism

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7297.1270/g (Published 26 May 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1270
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    The creation of GPs with special interests must not be allowed to lead to the fragmentation or devaluing of general care, two UK royal colleges have warned.

    A joint report from the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Royal College of Physicians warned that, although the development of special interests opens up new opportunities, it also poses several threats.

    It said that getting high quality care more rapidly and closer to home offers …

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