publication . Article . Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine . 2018

General practitioners, paramedics and the primary care team; the potential for mutual benefit

O'Connor, Ray; Armstrong, Claire; Feerick, Fintan;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2018 Journal: Irish Journal of Paramedicine (issn: 2009-938X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Irish College of Paramedics
  • Country: Ireland
<jats:p>&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Background&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;General practice is entering a challenging phase. Increased workload and complexity with an increasing consultation rate is coming about as a result of an ageing population, extension of care that is free at the point of delivery to more people, and the trend to move routine care of chronic illness from secondary care to primary care[&lt;a title="Behan, 2013 #6" href="file:///C:/Users/claire.armstrong/Documents/Claire/Paramedic%20skills/Abstract.Cork%20Paramedics%20Journal%20Oct%202018.docx#_ENREF_1"&gt;1&lt;/a&gt;]. This is all coming about at a time when the GP population is ageing and ...
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