M. Whitehorn

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CONTEXT The effectiveness of moving to compulsory, prescriptive continuing medical education (CME) for New Zealand general practitioners (GPs) is questioned. Motivational interviewing theory suggests that a series of interventions gradually increase awareness of the need to change until change is finally actioned. This study aimed to explore GPs' views on(More)
AIM To explore the experiences and preferences of general practitioners (GPs) regarding their continuing medical education (CME). METHODS Qualitative study using semi-structured interviews of twenty four GPs from Auckland and North Island rural areas assessing GPs' experiences and preferences. RESULTS The need for CME was emphasised. Primary themes(More)
Between 1991-93 a specially trained team of nurses screened 19,435 subjects from various workforces in different regions of Scotland to identify cardiovascular disease risk factor levels in the Scottish working population. The regions visited provided a wide geographical spread. Name, age, occupation, social class, personal and family history of(More)
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