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Expanding the network of care in general practice

Beres CA Wenck and Prue A Lutton
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (2): 95.
Published online: 18 July 2005

The increasing prevalence of chronic conditions requires general practitioners to implement structured care with their patients. This care is often multidisciplinary. Our experience through two coordinated care trials has shown that GPs often have a network of private allied health care providers, but have limited knowledge of the complete range of services available in the community and how to gain access to these services.

  • Beres CA Wenck1
  • Prue A Lutton2

  • Brisbane North Division of General Practice, Brisbane, QLD.

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