Importance of the Doctor-Patient Relationship in General Practice.
Importance of the Doctor-Patient Relationship in General Practice.
Document number : 132801
Created by: Tim Dewhurst, 2013-09-26
Last revised by: Emma Anderson, 2016-07-01
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

The Attitude of General Practitioners, Patients and Balint Group Leaders to the Importance of the Doctor-Patient Relationship in General Practice

Abstract for the general public

The Doctor-Patient Relationship remains an important focus as an vehicle for healing by all doctors, but probably strongest for the General Practitioner, where studies are beginning to support the notion that this may be of primary importance. This study attempts to examine what doctors and patients think about this relationship.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2013-09-13

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden

Co-worker

Dominique Hange (Andersson-Hange, Andersson)
Docent, Enheten för Allmänmedicin, Närhälsan Svenljunga vårdcentral, FoU-Centrum Borås
Description of the role in this project:
Co-assessor of publications and co-author.

Ethics and other project databases

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Importance of the Doctor-Patient Relationship in General Practice., from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/132801