What is primary care?

What is primary care? Here are some definitions.

  1. (healthcare) The medical attention that a patient receives upon first contact with a healthcare system; either a general practitioner or the A&E or ER department of a hospital.
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It said primary care trusts must pay much more attention to men's health, particularly by making local services more easily accessible to them.
And health provision is controlled by Swindon's primary care trust an unelected quango with councillors confined to an advisory role.
Assuming that this will never come from government, a way forward might be for primary care trusts to take alcohol agencies under their wing.
The primary care organisations are required to deliver a 15 percent cut in administration costs almost immediately.
The new commissioners will not be legally autonomous and will remain under the aegis of primary care trusts.
Before then there was no acknowledgement in government of the need to address the low research capacity of primary care.

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