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The national portfolio of learning for postgraduate family medicine training in South Africa : experiences of registrars and supervisors in clinical practice
(BioMed Central, 2013-11)
Background: In South Africa the submission of a portfolio of learning has become a national requirement for assessment of family medicine training. A national portfolio has been developed, validated and implemented. The ...
The national portfolio for postgraduate family medicine training in South Africa : a descriptive study of acceptability, educational impact, and usefulness for assessment
(BioMed Central, 2013-07)
Background: Since 2007 a portfolio of learning has become a requirement for assessment of postgraduate family medicine training by the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa. A uniform portfolio of learning has been developed ...
Reasons why patients with primary health care problems access a secondary hospital emergency centre
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-10)
Background. Many patients present to an emergency centre (EC) with problems that could be managed at primary healthcare (PHC) level. This has been noted at George Provincial Hospital in the Western Cape province of South ...
Development of a portfolio of learning for postgraduate family medicine training in South Africa : a Delphi study
(BioMed Central, 2012-03)
Background Within the 52 health districts in South Africa, the family physician is seen as the clinical leader within a multi-professional district health team. Family physicians must be competent to meet 90% of the ...
The after-hours case mix of patients attending the George Provincial Hospital Emergency Centre
(Medpharm Publications, 2014-12-13)
Background: The emergency care of patients in South Africa has improved with the establishment of Emergency and Family Medicine as specialities, the introduction of the Cape Triage Scoring (CTS), and the upgrading of ...
Factors influencing specialist outreach and support services to rural populations in the Eden and Central Karoo districts of the Western Cape
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015-05)
Background: Access to health care often depends on where one lives. Rural populations have significantly poorer health outcomes than their urban counterparts. Specialist outreach to rural communities is one way of improving ...