Understanding quit decisions in primary care: a qualitative study of older GPs.

@article{Sansom2016UnderstandingQD,
  title={Understanding quit decisions in primary care: a qualitative study of older GPs.},
  author={Anna Sansom and Raff Calitri and Mary Carter and John Campbell},
  journal={BMJ open},
  year={2016},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={e010592}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the reasons behind intentions to quit direct patient care among experienced general practitioners (GPs) aged 50-60 years. DESIGN AND SETTING Qualitative study based on semistructured interviews with GPs in the South West region of England. Transcribed interviews were analysed thematically. PARTICIPANTS 23 GPs aged 50-60 years: 3 who had retired from direct patient care before age 60, and 20 who intended to quit direct patient care within the next 5 years. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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