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General practitioners with a special interest in public health; at last a way to deliver public health in primary care
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    GPwSI in Public health: Walsall’s success story
    • Anandagiri M Shankar, Honorary Fellow in Public Health
    • Other Contributors:
      • Narinder Sahota, GP & Associate Medical Director of Primary care, Sam Ramaiah, Director of Public Health Medicine, Walsall tPCT

    Dear Editor

    The article by Bradley & McKelvey (1) calls for integration of primary care and public health through General practitioners with special interests (GPwSI) in public health. The authors seem to suggest that this would be a novel idea for integration of primary care and public health. Although, it may be a new idea elsewhere in the UK, in Walsall this integration is already in place. The people of Wa...

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