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The role of general practice in primary health care.

Boerma, W.G.W., Fleming, D.M. The role of general practice in primary health care. Londen: World Health Organization, 1998. xii, 121 p.
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This publication aims to encourage health reformers by describing the role of the general practitioner in a variety of health care settings. This book elaborates on the characteristics of general practice and considers the current situation in European countries.

The first part of the book deals with the nature of general practice and conditions appropriate for its functioning, which include the administrative framework, training, quality assurance, professional status and finance.
The second part presents the results of a survey comparing the tasks and activities of general practitioners in European countries.
The third reports on some recent developments and focuses particularly on the methods used to implement change.