Rural deprivation: reflecting reality.

  title={Rural deprivation: reflecting reality.},
  author={Jane C Farmer and Alastair Baird and Lisa Iversen},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  volume={51 467},
In the United Kingdom (UK) there is currently an upsurge of interest in rural affairs. This brings the potential to address some of the gaps in rural health care research. The appropriate description and measurement of rural deprivation is one area consistently identified by UK rural practitioners and policymakers as urgently requiring evidence. Appropriate identification and measurement of deprivation within a rural context is important so that primary care resources can be targeted at those… CONTINUE READING

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