This project followed on from a national forum on GP-hospital integration run by CGPIS in 1997. It complemented the National Demonstration Hospitals Program phase 3, which was addressing the relationship between GPs and hospitals from a hospital perspective.

Project Status

Completed Projects

Project Coordinator

Jane Lloyd, Miriam Atakuman

Chief Investigators

Mark Harris, Gawaine Powell Davies

Other Team Members

Judy Lissing

Rationale

This project followed on from a national forum on GP-hospital integration run by CGPIS in 1997. It complemented the National Demonstration Hospitals Program phase 3, which was addressing the relationship between GPs and hospitals from a hospital perspective.

Design and Method

A meta-evaluation of seven pilot projects, based on project documents, interviews with project staff and a consultative workshop

Key Publications

CGPIS (2000). GPs and Hospitals working together: case studies of the Divisions and Hospitals Integration Program. Sydney, CGPIS

CGPIS (2000). Proceedings of DHIP Showcase Conference. Sydney, CGPIS.

CGPIS (2000). Approaches to GP-Hospital Integration: lessons from DHIP. Sydney, CGPIS

Lloyd J, Powell Davies PG, Harris MF. Integration between GPs and hospitals: lessons from a Division-hospital program. Aust Health Rev 23(4):134-141

Lloyd J, Powell Davies PG, Harris MF (2000). Lessons from integration program - From the Divisions – ADGP. Medicine Today, Aug: 95-7

Sibthorpe B (2000). Brief External Review of the Evaluation of the Divisions and Hospitals Integration Program. Canberra, ANU

Contact

Gawaine Powell Davies Email: g.powell-davies@unsw.edu.au

Key Partners

Australian Divisions of General Practice, The seven pilot sites: Hunter Urban, Central Bayside, NSW Central West, Adelaide NE, Northern Tasmania, GPDWA, Brisbane Southside; Steering committee members

Funding

Department of Health and Aged Care

Project lead centre
CPHCE
Project stream
Health System Integration and Primary Health Care Development
Project start date
1998
Project end date
2000