Quality, morale and the new contract with GPs

David P Weller, Konrad Jamrozik and Richard F Heller
Med J Aust 2004; 180 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb05798.x
Published online: 19 January 2004

To boldly go . . .

  • 1 Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
  • 2 Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College, London, UK.
  • 3 Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.


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