GPs should use nurses more to lighten their load

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 13 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:62
  1. Samena Chaudhry
  1. London

    Small changes could have a big impact on the quality of care of patients and the efficiency of general practice, a new report from the Audit Commission says.

    Such changes include increased use of practice nurses and nurse practitioners, more telephone consultations, and encouraging GPs with special interests to work across several practices.

    The report …

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