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General practice and public health: assessing the impact of the new GMS contract

Peckham, Stephen, Hann, Alison (2008) General practice and public health: assessing the impact of the new GMS contract. Critical Public Health, 18 (3). pp. 347-356. ISSN 0958-1596. (doi:10.1080/09581590802178028) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:29778)

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Abstract

Over the past 30 years, the important role of primary care in public health has

health in general practice have been introduced since the late 1980s. In 2004 a new

practitioners are reimbursed in the NHS. The new contract shifted the emphasis

incentive framework, the Quality Outcomes Framework, which rewards

identifies specific areas of clinical and organisational performance and patient

practices attract points for attaining performance targets. This paper examines

general practice. While the contract has only been operating for three full years,

health activities in general practice. The use of financial incentives appears to be

maximise health outcomes, and there is some emerging evidence suggesting that

evidence on public health incentives in general practice within a wider context of

the impact of incentives for public health.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/09581590802178028
Uncontrolled keywords: health promotion; primary care; governance
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > R729 Types of medical practice > R729.5.G4 General practice
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2012 09:16 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:40 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/29778 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Peckham, Stephen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7002-2614
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