Implementation of an Arranged Preventive Consultation in Danish General Practice: A Qualitative Study

Anne Gram Junge, Pia Kirkegaard, Janus Laust Thomsen

Publikation: Konferencebidrag uden forlag/tidsskriftPosterForskning


Background: In 2006 an arranged preventive consultation (0106-service) was implemented in Danish general practice. The purpose of the consultation is an attempt to improve the systematic prevention of the main chronic lifestyle diseases. Aim: This study examines the GP's experiences with the arranged preventive consultation with focus on facilitators and barriers in the implementation of the consultation. Material & Method: Semi-structured interviews with 10 GPs and nurses in general practice. Results & Conclusions: Economically lucrative services are not an isolated motivation for the GPs/nurses, but must be accompanied with a basic belief in the effect of preventive consultations in general practice. The better payment of the 0106-service is used to spend more time per consultation and it makes the GPs/nurses feel rewarded for the preventive work they perform. The consultation frames a social interaction between the GP/nurse and the patient, and therefore the GPs/nurses can in some respects experience it as difficult to apply the theoretical guidelines of the new consultation to their daily work with the patients.
StatusUdgivet - 2008
Udgivet eksterntJa
BegivenhedWonca Europe 2008 - Istanbul, Tyrkiet
Varighed: 4 sep. 20087 sep. 2008


KonferenceWonca Europe 2008


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