Meeting local complex health needs by building the capacity of general practice: The University of Queensland GP super clinic model

Jared M. Dart, Claire L. Jackson, Helen J. Chenery, Paul N. Shaw, David Wilkinson

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Abstract

• The GP Super Clinics Program is a highly topical and controversial initiative with varying levels of support within the policy, consumer and health care communities. • Here, we describe the GP super clinic initiative of the University of Queensland (UQ), and how it aims to enhance primary-care capacity in the regions where clinics are based. • The UQ GP super clinic model has considered the concerns of general practitioners, patients and other stakeholders, and addresses the needs of these groups while providing an excellent opportunity for the university to be involved in innovative service delivery, community-based education, primary-care service design and evaluation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)86-89
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Journal of Australia
Volume193
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jul 2010
Externally publishedYes

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