Widening access to medicine may improve general practitioner recruitment in deprived and rural communities: survey of GP origins and current place of work

@inproceedings{Dowell2015WideningAT,
  title={Widening access to medicine may improve general practitioner recruitment in deprived and rural communities: survey of GP origins and current place of work},
  author={Jonathan S Dowell and M. A. Norbury and Kathryn Steven and Bruce Guthrie},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Widening access to medicine in the UK is a recalcitrant problem of increasing political importance, with associated strong social justice arguments but without clear evidence of impact on service delivery. Evidence from the United States suggests that widening access may enhance care to underserved communities. Additionally, rural origin has been demonstrated to be the factor most strongly associated with rural practice. However the evidence regarding socio-economic and rural… CONTINUE READING
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