oa South African Family Practice - Midlevel medical worker : problem or solution? : editorial

Volume 46, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... Editorial Doctors march to parliament........ Why would family medicine get involved in developing a midlevel medical worker for South Africa? This at the same time when family medicine is developing as the clinical specialty for primary care, general practice, district health and rural health? Generalists have been working with nurses as midlevel medical workers for many years. We have been involved in developing the training of nurse practitioners or primary health care nurses who are the backbone of care at primary care clinics throughout the country. Our experience with the nursing profession has not always been easy. Primary care nurses ..

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