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Published: 14 February 2008

248 Pages | 5 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780199214501

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Highly commended in the Primary Health Care Category of the BMA Book Awards 2009

From General Practice to Primary Care

The industrialization of family medicine

Steve Iliffe

  • A controversial book that offers a critique of some decisions in the health service
  • Contains a historical perspective on recent changes to the UK NHS
  • Draws on sociological, economic, political and psychological sources to tell its story
  • Although focused around changes in the UK NHS, the themes have relevance for countries with a similar gatekeeper role, and where primary care is under threat

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