Why seeing the same GP matters

New research published in the BMJ adds to the evidence that continuity of care improves patient outcomes. It found that hospital admissions dropped by 13% for older patients with chronic disease when they regularly saw the same GP. Here, University of Bristol researcher Dr Peter Tammes (PhD) (pictured) explains the results.

Australian Doctor: Why is the BMJ paper considered so important?

This is the first big study using information at the patient level. It shows a relationship between better continuity of