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Will the lead clinician please stand up?

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 21 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:966

That'll be the general practitioner

  1. Maurice Conlon, general practitioner principal (
  1. Ridgacre House Surgery, South Birmingham Primary Care Trust, Birmingham

    EDITOR—In his personal view Gannon shows that a lead clinician with clear ownership of patients' cases is crucial in ensuring continuity of care.1 I know who the lead clinician is—the general practitioner. Secondary care now …

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