By Multiple Authors
For the aspiring or practising GP, the variety of career opportunities has never been greater. Although general practice is extremely demanding and requires a wide range of expertise, adopting the right approach to it can make it highly rewarding.
Succeeding as a GP will guide you through the complexities of training, assessment and self-regulation, advise you on coping with the vagaries of partnerships, management and finance, and help you to meet the challenges of medicine in general practice today.
Society is changing, patients’ expectations are changing, and so too are the skills required of a GP. This comprehensive book contains a wealth of information for all those who have embarked on a career in general practice or who are contemplating doing so.
The Editor’s introduction; Skills and attributes of a GP; Training to be a GP; Choosing a practice; Being a GP; Hazards in practice; Effective communication; Making your mark in practice; Managing a practice; Clinical governance and self-regulation; Finance; Management issues; Medicolegal matters; As others see us
'...[the authors] talk a lot of common sense in this book ... the chapters on training, assessment and self-regulation would interest aspiring and practising GPs alike.' Dr Bashir Qureshi, General Practitioner
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