oa South African Medical Journal - The role of the doctor in the changing health service
|Article Title||The role of the doctor in the changing health service|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Paediatrics, Transvaal Memorial Hospital for Children and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jul 1978|
|Pages||161 - 165|
|Keyword(s)||Changing health service, Doctor's role, General practitioner, Medical practice and Specialist|
During the last quarter of a century there has been a gradual change in the doctor's role from that of being the personal provider of medical care to that of the leader of a health care team which is placing increasing emphasis on promotive and preventive health.
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