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The expanding role of generalists in rural and remote health: A systematic review

Pashen, Dennis; Chater, Bruce; Murray, Richard; Sheedy, Vicki; White, Col; Eriksson, Lars; De La Rue, Stephanie; Du Rietz, Marnie


Rural and remote communities have poorer health outcomes and health care access than urban populations. Doctors are in short supply. Generalist practitioners in rural and remote areas apply a broad scope of clinical practice. Despite policy support for generalism and initiatives to sustain skills, trends towards sub-specialisation, diminishing practice scope among General Practitioners and loss of generalist specialists continue. This review examined policy options for expanding generalist...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) (2003-2015)
Type: Report (Research)
Access Rights: Open Access


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Pashen_1_final.pdfKey Findings48.71 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
Pashen_3_final.pdfPolicy Options49.35 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
Pashen_25_final.pdfFinal Report688.78 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

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