This discussion paper deals with some of the practical ways in which primary care services including general practice, allied health services and community pharmacy can incorporate principles of patient-centred care.
It has been produced following the National Asthma Council Australia’s Patient-Centred Health Care Workshop, held 25–27 November 2005 and funded by Pﬁzer Australia and the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
This discussion paper was prepared in consultation with the following workshop participants:
National Asthma Council Australia.
Patient-centred health care in primary care: an overview
Melbourne: National Asthma Council Australia, 2007.
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