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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1980 March; 30(212): 158–160.
PMCID: PMC2159489

Teaching about the primary care team: an experiment in vocational training


As part of their regular half-day release course trainee general practitioners met with paramedical colleagues and ancillary practice staff for group discussions on aspects of teamwork. The series of meetings extended over two years. The organizer's aim, that the participants should obtain information about and insight into their colleagues' roles, was achieved. There was also evidence of significant professional maturation and interdisciplinary understanding.

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