Opinions on continuity of care

These doctors participated in tape-recorded interviews. A semi-structured discussion guide was used to explore their feelings about providing care over a period of time.

The GPs said having a deep understanding of their patients produced more effective and efficient care.

While a working knowledge of patients was rewarding, it could be a source of anxiety. Some doctors were concerned that patients expected them to remember a lot of details about them.

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