Letters Older people in care homes

Role of primary care in improvement

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39212.702708.3A (Published 17 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1019
  1. Gillie E Evans, general practitioner
  1. Jenner Health Centre, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire PE7 1EJ
  1. gillie.evans{at}nhs.net

    McMurdo and Witham emphasise the role of secondary care in supporting primary care teams and care home staff in providing good quality care for older people in nursing and residential homes.1 As a general practitioner with responsibility for 50 patients with dementia in a specialist nursing home, I recognise that practical steps taken in primary care can have …

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