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The New Contract and Relationships in General Practice

The New Contract and Relationships in General Practice Describes relationships in general practice and the manner in whichthese have changed since the implementation of the new contract in 1990based on the perceptions of 20 urban general practitionersrevealed by an openended, unstructured interview approach aiming touncover the doctors points of view rather than to reflect theassumptions of the investigator. Focuses on the doctorpatientinteraction the problem of communication with the Family Health ServiceAuthority the effect of the contract on the ancillary staffrelationships with the doctor and the patientss the effect onpartnerships and finally, the impact of the new contract requirements onthe general practitioners family life and personal relationships.Suggests that relationships in general practice have become moredifficult since the implementation of the new contract. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Management in Medicine Emerald Publishing

The New Contract and Relationships in General Practice

Journal of Management in Medicine , Volume 6 (1): 6 – Jan 1, 1992

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0268-9235
DOI
10.1108/02689239210008046
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Abstract

Describes relationships in general practice and the manner in whichthese have changed since the implementation of the new contract in 1990based on the perceptions of 20 urban general practitionersrevealed by an openended, unstructured interview approach aiming touncover the doctors points of view rather than to reflect theassumptions of the investigator. Focuses on the doctorpatientinteraction the problem of communication with the Family Health ServiceAuthority the effect of the contract on the ancillary staffrelationships with the doctor and the patientss the effect onpartnerships and finally, the impact of the new contract requirements onthe general practitioners family life and personal relationships.Suggests that relationships in general practice have become moredifficult since the implementation of the new contract.

Journal

Journal of Management in MedicineEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1992

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