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GP Contract killing you? Time to call a nurse

Andrew Dicker (London)
Patrick Coyne (London)

Drugs and Alcohol Today

ISSN: 1745-9265

Article publication date: 1 July 2004

Abstract

Many GPs still refuse to treat drug users, despite recent incentives and the introduction of the GP contract. Ask why and most will tell you that they fear a lack of appropriate support in treating what they see as an often complex and difficult to treat area. Hannah Jacksley and colleagues believe this can all be overcome by one person — bring on the specialist nurse.

Citation

Jacksley, H., Dicker, A. and Coyne, P. (2004), "GP Contract killing you? Time to call a nurse", Drugs and Alcohol Today, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp. 15-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/17459265200400022

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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