An evaluation of rheumatology practitioner outreach clinics:a qualitative study

Abdelhamid, Asmaa S, Mooney, Janice, Walker, Andrew A, Barton, Garry, MacGregor, Alex J, Scott, David G I, Watts, Richard A and Macgregor, Alexander (2012) An evaluation of rheumatology practitioner outreach clinics:a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, 12 (1). ISSN 1472-6963

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Abstract

Services for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) have evolved with the development of independently led outreach Rheumatology Practitioner (RP) clinics in Primary Care (PC). Their clinical and cost effectiveness, compared with Secondary Care (SC) services, has not been assessed. The RECIPROCATE study aims to evaluate their clinical and cost effectiveness. This part of the study aimed to explore health professionals' opinions of rheumatology outreach service.

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Additional Information: © Abdelhamid et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2012 This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://​creativecommons.​org/​licenses/​by/​2.​0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Uncontrolled Keywords: attitude of health personnel,community-institutional relations,cost-benefit analysis,female,humans,interviews as topic,male,personal health services,primary health care,program evaluation,qualitative research,rheumatology,social support
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
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Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2012 15:40
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 12:31
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/39821
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-119

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