Professional and practice development plans for primary care teams. Life after the postgraduate education allowance.

@article{Elwyn1998ProfessionalAP,
  title={Professional and practice development plans for primary care teams. Life after the postgraduate education allowance.},
  author={Glyn Elwyn},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1998},
  volume={316 7145},
  pages={
          1619-20
        }
}
The spread between the best and the worst of the 10 000 practices in the United Kingdom is wide. In a matter of minutes we can travel from paperless practices with integrated teams which have developed nurse practitioners, physiotherapy, and in house phlebotomy to those where the prescribing is suspect and the consultations perfunctory—all performed with the sole aids of prescription pads, sick notes, and unchecked sphygnomanometers. Like the gap between evidence and practice, there is a gap… CONTINUE READING
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