This report is built on the earlier report: Mapping the role of General Practice in strengthening the primary health care sector 1990-2000 and will assess how far recent developments in general practice have contributed to a more integrated and effective primary health care system for Australia.

Project Status

Completed Projects

Project Coordinator

Julie McDonald

Chief Investigators

Gawaine Powell Davies, Mark Harris, Elizabeth Harris

Other Team Members

Wendy Hu, John Furler

Rationale

This project was commissioned by the Integration Taskforce of the General Practice Partnership Advisory Council to built on provide further support for its work on general practice integration. The report built on the earlier report: Mapping the role of General Practice in strengthening the primary health care sector 1990-2000

Aim

To assess how far recent developments in general practice have contributed to a more integrated and effective primary health care system for Australia.

Design and Method

Reviews of literature and interviews with key informants

Key Publications

CGPIS (2003). Reviewing the contribution of general practice to a well functioning and comprehensive primary health care system. Sydney, CGPIS

Powell Davies PG, Hu W, McDonald J, Furler J, Harris E, Harris MF. Developments in Australian general practice 2000-2002: what did these contribute to a well functioning and comprehensive Primary Health Care System? Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2006, 3:1 (15 January 2006)

Contact

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

Funding

Department of Health and Ageing

Project lead centre
CPHCE
Project stream
Health System Integration and Primary Health Care Development
Project start date
2002
Project end date
2003