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John S. Humphreys

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Journal article

15 Aug 2017
61

Background : The geographical maldistribution of the health workforce is a persisting global issue linked to inequitable access to health services and poorer health outcomes for rural and remote populations. In the Northern Territory (NT), anecdotal reports suggest that the primary care workforce in...

Journal article

12 Aug 2011
187

Background

Rural and remote areas are characterised by a shortage of medical practitioners. Rural background has been shown to be a significant factor associated with medical graduates' intentions and decisions to practise within a rural area, though most studies have only used simple definitions...

Journal article

1 Jan 2008
4

Successful, "innovative" primary health care (PHC) models exist that have adapted to the specific circumstances of their rural and remote context. A typology of discrete, integrated, comprehensive and outreach rural and remote services exists rather than a "one coat fits all" PHC health service model....

Journal article

1 Jan 2006
1

This study reports the results of in-depth interviews undertaken in 2003 with 57 international medical graduates practising in rural Victoria with the aim of identifying which factors facilitate or inhibit their integration into rural communities and consequently affect their intention to stay in rural practice.

Journal article

1 Jan 2002
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Objectives: To ascertain which factors are most significant in a general practitioner's decision to stay in rural practice and whether these retention factors vary in importance according to the geographical location of the practice and GP characteristics.

Design: National questionnaire survey. The method of...

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