Journal article

Cancer survivorship care and general practice: A qualitative study of roles of general practice team members in Australia

Jennifer Fox, Carla Thamm, Geoff Mitchell, Jon Emery, Joel Rhee, Nicolas H Hart, Patsy Yates, Michael Jefford, Bogda Koczwara, Elizabeth Halcomb, Raylene Steinhardt, Roslyn O'Reilly, Raymond J Chan

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE IN THE COMMUNITY | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

Primary care providers, including general practice teams (GPTs), are well positioned within the community to integrate cancer survivorship care into ongoing health management. However, roles of GPT members in delivery of cancer survivorship care have not been explored. The purpose of this study is to explore these roles from the perspectives of General Practitioners (GPs), Practice Nurses (PNs) and Practice Managers (PMs). An interpretive qualitative study using semi-structured in-depth telephone interviews with ten GPs, nine PNs and five PMs was conducted. Interviews were recorded, transcribed and analysed using grounded theory methods. Perspectives of roles in delivery of cancer survivorsh..

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