Skills mix: future health policy and workforce planning in primary care.

2019-11-22T16:02:17Z (GMT) by Patrick Redmond

The Department of Health strategy document, Primary Care: A New Direction, proposed primary care as the “team-based approach to service provision which will help to build capacity in primary care and contribute to sustainable health and social development. This strategy envisioned the establishment of a network of primary care centres staffed with GPs, nurses, physiotherapists, and social workers amongst many other health professionals.