Improving how secondary care and general practice in England work together: requirements in the NHS Standard Contract.

@article{Price2018ImprovingHS,
  title={Improving how secondary care and general practice in England work together: requirements in the NHS Standard Contract.},
  author={Amy I Price and Azeem Majeed},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={42-46}
}
Due to the increasing pressures on General Practice services within the National Health Service, the interface between primary and secondary care, and the division of labour between these, has become an important issue. This has long been an area prone to difficulties and conflict, the consequences of which can directly impact the quality and safety of patient care, particularly for patients with chronic conditions who regularly transition between these two sectors. This article explores the… CONTINUE READING