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General practitioners' views on quality markers for children in UK primary care: a qualitative study

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BACKGROUND: Children make up about 20% of the UK population and caring for them is an important part of a general practitioner's (GP's) workload. However, the UK Quality Outcomes Framework (pay-for-performance system) largely ignores children - less than 3% of the quality markers relate to them. As no previous research has investigated whether GPs would support or oppose the introduction of child-specific quality markers, we sought their views on this important question. METHODS: Qualitative...

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10.1186/1471-2296-13-92

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Herg
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-International
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Paediatrics
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Gill, PJ
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BMC Family Practice Journal website
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13
Issue:
92
Pages:
92
Publication date:
2012-09-05
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1471-2296
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1471-2296
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uuid:6a41ad41-657f-4918-aca2-68aa88400f15
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351713
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pubs:351713

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