Tag Archives: Continuity

What can we do to promote person-centred primary care? Response to BMJ spotlight

 Patient centred care invites doctors and patients to work collaboratively to improve the way healthcare is designed and delivered so that it better meets the needs and priorities of patients. Charlotte Paddison reflects on the BMJ spotlight on patient centred care, and asks what this might mean for primary care? How can we get better …read more

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QOF – too much of a good thing?

Research from Manchester shows that care for conditions that weren’t incentivised in QOF got relatively worse compared to QOF conditions. Martin Roland examines why and suggests what to do about it.

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You can’t always get what you want…

There has been a flurry of interest in the recent Patient Association report “Primary Care: Access Denied?”, based on a survey of members and supporters of that association: see for example the write up from BBC News. Patients need to understand that if they want GPs to be available round the clock, they will be …read more

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