General practice should be jumping in to help the homeless who face a higher rate of serious illness and premature death, writes Barbara Docherty
Barbara, I suggest you correspond with Beth Stitely, clinic manager at Servants Health Centre in Dunedin, (they have a website, too). This organisation is formed to serve precisely those you have written of. Please keep up your active, compassionate interest in this aspect of primary care!
Thanks Jennie for your suggestion. I will definitely follow that up.
Treating 23,500 elective day surgery patients in rural New Zealand is just part of the story. Education, training and workshops to support rural doctors and nurses is leaving a much bigger footprint
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