Research report
1 Nov 1995

This report begins with some of the components of the current malaise in general practice, and, after a brief discussion of the nature of medicine, goes on to attempt to lay open the secrets, mystery and particular contribution of general practice.


In doing so, Heath hopes to demonstrate the crucial value of general practice, to define the prerequisites for, and the threats to, its survival and to argue the case for its active perpetuation through education and research.

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