GP management plans work

Some of Australia’s most vulnerable chronic disease sufferers are benefiting from the use of GP management plans, an ANU study suggests.

Instead of being managed on a one-off basis, the plans, which were initially introduced by the Federal Government in 2000, provide a framework for the management of ongoing chronic illness.

The researchers found the plans were helping those in need but too few people were using them.

Read more at Australian National University

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