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Royal College is to carve out role of the generalist in an increasingly specialist environment

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d1438 (Published 03 March 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1438
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

The Royal College of General Practitioners has set up a Commission on Generalism to examine the role of the generalist in the current healthcare system.

Clare Gerada, chair of the college, described the commission as one of the most important pieces of work the college has ever carried out.

The college will work with the independent charity the Health Foundation to examine the current status of medical generalism, analyse its …

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