How should continuity of care in primary health care be assessed?

@article{Salisbury2009HowSC,
  title={How should continuity of care in primary health care be assessed?},
  author={Chris Salisbury and F Bruce Sampson and Matthew J Ridd and Alan A Montgomery},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2009},
  volume={59 561},
  pages={e134-41}
}
Recent changes in the organisation of primary health care have increased the range of professionals that patients may encounter, leading to renewed interest in the importance of continuity of care. To assess whether organisational changes have had an impact on continuity, it is necessary to define and measure the term. Researchers seeking to assess continuity face many conceptual and practical difficulties. This article argues that it is important to distinguish between three distinct but… CONTINUE READING