Patients truly value continuity

May 2005
Pulse;5/14/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 19, p2
Reports that Phil Brookes, a general practitioner in Newcastle, England, appreciates the high value placed by patients on continuity of care. Patients' reactions to Brookes' reduction of his work hours; Patients' need for their doctors in times of crisis.


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