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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1974 January; 24(138): 29–36.
PMCID: PMC2156898

Patients' attitudes to the provision of medical care from a health centre


A one in 20 sample of patients aged 18 and over registered at a health centre in Sidmouth were interviewed in their homes. Information about their personal characteristics was related to patients' use of the centre. A majority of patients found the facilities satisfactory and approved of the health-centre concept. Suggestions for improvements were also obtained.

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