Thesis / Dissertation

The Role of the Practice Manager in General Practice-based Research

A Wood, M Temple-Smith (ed.), JS Hocking (ed.)

Published : 2018

Abstract

Research in the general practice setting is essential to ensure the clinical care provided is effective and evidence-based. To facilitate general practice-based research, studies must be designed in ways that accommodate practice routine. Furthermore, intervention studies need to be managed at the practice level to ensure uptake and implementation. The practice manager is central to the administration and oversight of general practice organisation and routine. However, there is a paucity of research evidence about this role, and no current literature on practice managers’ contributions to research intervention trial facilitation and implementation in the general practice setting. This study ..

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