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GPs' opinions about provision of intrapartum care

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 05 November 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1231
  1. J Frain
  1. South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, Tyne and Wear NE34 0PL.

    EDITOR, - David J Brown's study of general practitioners' opinion on intrapartum care confirms the declining interest in the service.1 Why is this so when a movement from hospital to community based care is being encouraged2 and women are apparently demanding a choice?3 The reasons listed - workload, fear of litigation, and …

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