This project was established to summarise what had been learnt about GP-hospital integration since the initial national forum in 1997, and develop a foundation for better informed and coordinated policy and funding approaches to the systematising of integration activities within Australian health care systems

Project Status

Completed Projects

Project Coordinator

Felicity Reynolds

Chief Investigators

Mark Harris, Gawaine Powell Davies

Other Team Members

Jane Lloyd

Rationale

This project was established to summarise what had been learnt about GP-hospital integration since the initial national forum in 1997, and develop a foundation for better informed and coordinated policy and funding approaches to the systematising of integration activities within Australian health care systems.

Aim

To summarise the evidence relating to GP-Hospital integration and identify directions for future development.

Design and Method

Review of literature, Delphi consultation and national consultative workshop.

Key Publications

Reynolds, F., Powell Davies, P. and Harris, M. (2001). GP hospital integration: what have we learnt? Sydney, Centre for GP Integration Studies

Contact

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

Funding

Department of Health and Aged Care

Project lead centre
CPHCE
Project stream
Health System Integration and Primary Health Care Development
Project start date
2000
Project end date
2001