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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1979 September; 29(206): 554–558.
PMCID: PMC2159291

Social workers in primary health care: the general practitioner's viewpoint

Abstract

The success of general practitioner/social worker collaboration in primary care depends largely on how the doctors perceive the attachment.

We examined the replies of a group of general practitioners to a series of questions about such an attachment. Although the collaboration may lead to more work for the doctors, it was much appreciated by them.

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