Inequality in provider continuity for children by Australian general practitioners

@inproceedings{Kljakovic2011InequalityIP,
  title={Inequality in provider continuity for children by Australian general practitioners},
  author={Marjan Kljakovic and Karen Ciszek and Graham J. Reynolds and Samuel A Colman},
  booktitle={BMC family practice},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND There is little published on provider continuity in Australian general practice and none on its effect on inequality of care for children. METHOD Questionnaire administered to parents of the ACT Kindergarten Health Screen asking the name of their child's usual GP and practice address between 2001 and 2008. RESULTS Parents of 30,789 children named 433 GPs and 141 practices. In each year, an average of 77% of parents could name both the GP and the practice, an average of 11% of… CONTINUE READING