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The move towards integrated care: Lessons learnt from managing patients with multiple morbidities in the UK


  • Litchfield, Ian
  • Kingston, Beth
  • Narga, Dee
  • Turner, Alice


The multi-disciplinary care offered to patients with multi-morbidities offers a powerful example of the practical challenges faced by the National Health Service's planned move to more closely integrated models of care.

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  • Litchfield, Ian & Kingston, Beth & Narga, Dee & Turner, Alice, 2022. "The move towards integrated care: Lessons learnt from managing patients with multiple morbidities in the UK," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 126(8), pages 777-785.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:126:y:2022:i:8:p:777-785
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2022.05.010

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