The Asthma 3+ Visit Plan is an initiative of the National Asthma Council to promote organized care of asthma in general practice. This study explores barriers and facilitators to Asthma 3+ Visit Plan in general practice.

Project Status

Completed Projects

Chief Investigators

Nicholas Zwar, Elizabeth Comino, Iqbal Hasan, Mark Harris

Rationale

The Asthma 3+ Visit Plan is an initiative of the National Asthma Council to promote organized care of asthma in general practice. A GP incentive payment is available to support implementation of the plan for patients with moderate and severe asthma. This study examined factors associated with uptake of the Asthma 3+ Visit Plan by GPs and GP views on barriers and facilitators to implementation.

Aim

To explore barriers and facilitators to Asthma 3+ Visit Plan in general practice.

Design and Method

Quantitative (mail survey of the GPs in five Divisions of General Practice)

Key Publications

Zwar NA, Comino EJ, Hasan I, Harris MF. General Practitioner views on barriers and facilitators to implementation of the Asthma 3+ Visit Plan. Medical Journal of Australia. 2005 183 (2): 64-67

Contact

Nicholas Zwar Email: n.zwar@unsw.edu.au

Key Partners

PHReNet GPs

Funding

PHCRED

Project lead centre
GPU
Project stream
Prevention and Management of Long Term Conditions
Project start date
2002
Project end date
2003