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Journal of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
RESEARCH ARTICLE (Open Access)

General practice evolution in New Zealand: hybridisation in action

Carol Atmore
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1 Department of General Practice and Rural Health, University of Otago, New Zealand

Correspondence to: Carol Atmore, Department of General Practice and Rural Health, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand. Email: carol.atmore@otago.ac.nz

Journal of Primary Health Care 9(3) 220-224 https://doi.org/10.1071/HC17043
Published: 25 September 2017

Journal Compilation © Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners 2017.
This is an open access article licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Abstract

This viewpoint outlines a brief history of primary care health reforms over the last 25 years, and how this history has influenced the business of caring. It also suggests where we should next look to improve the provision of equitable patient-centred care in the current climate of fiscal constraint, while meeting the challenges of an ageing population and increasing multimorbidity.


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