Family Medicine Research Centre


A decade of Australian general practice activity 2002–03 to 2011–12

This book presents ten years of data from the BEACH (Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health) program, and reports changes that have occurred over the decade 2002–03 to 2011–12, in the characteristics of GPs and the patients they see, the problems they manage and...

Patient-based substudies from BEACH: abstracts and research tools 1999-2006

BEACH (Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health) is a continuous national study of general practice activity. Since 1998 over 9,000 GPs have recorded details regarding approximately 900,000 GP-patient encounters on structured paper forms. The report is designed to assist GPs and other researchers by...