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general practitioner

a physician who does not specialize but has a medical practice (general practice) in which he deals with all illnesses
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The RACGP Vision for general practice and a sustainable health system provides a framework for implementing the medical home in Australia, Dr Jones said.
The cost of corticosteroid prescriptions issued in English and Welsh general practices was over [pounds sterling]754 million in 2014.
She said: "Welsh General Practice is experiencing significant challenges which, if not addressed, will lead to a perfect storm of an unsustainable service and potentially the collapse of Welsh general practice.
Only 20% of medical students are pursuing a career in general practice within the region but around 50% is needed to maintain the present workforce.
The Australian Medical Association has called on the Government to extend its cash incentive scheme designed to lure nurses back into the workforce to include nurses who want to work in general practice.
This confirms general practice as the most cost-effective component of the NHS.
So the expansion of general practices will improve access but, as always, it's access to what?
Secondly, general practice has never provided, nor has it ever been resourced to provide, routine care outside of normal hours.
If CPAs can be successful only by specializing--which means the small, general practice firm would perish--what will happen to the idea of "service in the public interest"?
h) Facilitation of the Program: The service will support and facilitate general practices to participate in the chlamydia screening program including Provision of General Practice performance data on a quarterly basis.
MORE than 15,000 patients and medical staff have signed a petition calling for a greater proportion of the NHS budget to be spent on general practices.
A PILOT programme involving Hawke's Bay District Health Board (DHB) district nurses (DNs), the local primary health organisation (PH0) and three general practices in Hastings is breaking new ground in patient care.

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