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Revista Española de Salud Pública

On-line version ISSN 2173-9110Print version ISSN 1135-5727


BLANCO RUBIO, Carlota et al. A Brief Overview of English Primary Care in the Last Half Century. Rev. Esp. Salud Publica [online]. 2016, vol.90, e20008.  Epub Nov 21, 2016. ISSN 2173-9110.

Key hefts, the hard core of clinical profile, scientific nursing and nowadays of the English School of Primary Care in the last sixty years are revisited. We understand that the most profound intellectual influence has been to Archie Cochrane, among family physicians hard core components we include John Fry (1922-1994), David Metcalfe and Julian Tudor Hart. On the other hand, Lisbeth Hockey (1918-2004), PhD in Nursing, was responsible for several years of Nursing Research Unit at the University of Edinburgh. The internet sources of English nursing historical research are very noticeable. Finally, Trisha Greenhalgh, family physician, researcher and Professor at the University of Oxford, is launching the old English School of Primary Care towards the middle of the XXI century.

Keywords : Primary Health Care; Great Britain; History of nursing; General practitioners; Primary care nursing; National Health Service; Health care reform; History of medicine.

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