The European Definition of GP / FM

This consensus statement defines both the discipline of general practice / family medicine, and the professional tasks of the family doctor; it also describes the core competencies required of general practitioners. It delineates the essential elements of the academic discipline and provides an authoritative view on what family doctors in Europe should be providing in the way of services to patients, in order that patient care is of the highest quality and also cost effective. From the definitions within this paper the agendas for education, research, quality assurance can be derived, to ensure that family medicine will develop to meet the health care needs of the population in the 21st century.
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Spain - La Definición Europea de Medicina General /Medicina de Familia PDF icon La Definición Europea de Medicina General /Medicina de Familia
Turkey - Aile Hekimliği/Genel Pratisyenlik Avrupa Tanimi PDF icon Aile Hekimliği/Genel Pratisyenlik Avrupa Tanimi
Slovenia - Evropska definicija družinske medicine PDF icon Evropska definicija družinske medicine
Portugal - A Definição Europeia de Medicina Geral e Familiar (Clínica Geral / Medicina Familiar) PDF icon A Definição Europeia de Medicina Geral e Familiar (Clínica Geral / Medicina Familiar)
The Netherlands - Flanders - Huisartsgeneeskunde: de Europese definitie PDF icon Huisartsgeneeskunde: de Europese definitie
Italy - La Definizione Europea della Medicina Generale/ Medicina di Famiglia (Edition 2011) PDF icon La Definizione Europea della Medicina Generale/ Medicina di Famiglia (Edition 2011)
France - La Definition Europeenne de la Medecine Generale – Medecine de Famille PDF icon La Definition Europeenne de la Medecine Generale – Medecine de Famille
Austria / Switzerland: Europaische Definition der Allgemeinmedizin - Hausarztmedizin PDF icon Europaische Definition der Allgemeinmedizin - Hausarztmedizin
The European Definition of General Practice/Family Medicine - Short Version PDF icon GP / FM Definition 2005 - short version
The European Definition of General Practice / Family Medicine - Edition 2011 Short Version PDF icon GP / FM Definition 2011 - short version
The European Definition of General Practice / Family Medicine - Edition 2011 PDF icon Definition 3rd ed 2011 with revised wonca tree.pdf