Strategic approaches to the development of Australia's future primary care workforce

Mark F. Harris*, Nicholas A. Zwar, Christine F. Walker, Sabina M. Knight

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Shortages in, and maldistribution of, the primary health care workforce will continue to limit access to health care. The current health reform proposals and policies recognise workforce development as a priority, but only partially address the barriers to improvement. In particular, there will need to be more systematic development of interdisciplinary education within primary health care services, and funding to support this.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S88-S91
Number of pages4
JournalThe Medical journal of Australia
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jun 2011
Externally publishedYes


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