With the number of recognised rare disorders at more than 8000 and rising, their combined prevalence makes them uncommonly common. In people with these disorders, supportive, long-term, consistent and accessible contact with primary care is central and essential. This article provides a heuristic framework for the care and management of a person with a rare disorder and their whānau
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