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Employment of counsellors and mental health professionals by fundholding general practices

  • T. I. R. Mutale (a1)
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Recent surveys have shown that general practitioners have begun to employ practice counsellors. The recent establishment of fundholding practices has made it possible for general practitioners (GPs) to be direct purchasers of health services. The number and nature of counsellors and specialist mental health professionals directly employed by fundholding practices is reported.

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Employment of counsellors and mental health professionals by fundholding general practices

  • T. I. R. Mutale (a1)
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