General practice training and virtual communities of practice - a review of the literature

@inproceedings{Barnett2012GeneralPT,
  title={General practice training and virtual communities of practice - a review of the literature},
  author={Stephen Barnett and Sandra C Jones and Sue Bennett and Don Iverson and Andrew Bonney},
  booktitle={BMC family practice},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Good General Practice is essential for an effective health system. Good General Practice training is essential to sustain the workforce, however training for General Practice can be hampered by a number of pressures, including professional, structural and social isolation. General Practice trainees may be under more pressure than fully registered General Practitioners, and yet isolation can lead doctors to reduce hours and move away from rural practice. Virtual communities of… CONTINUE READING
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