Notes to editors
[i] The King's Fund commissioned an 18-month Inquiry into the quality of general practice in England. Launched in April 2009, the Inquiry has sought to collect and examine evidence on the quality of care and services provided by GPs and other health professionals working in general practice. We have looked at a range of care dimensions that were selected by an independent panel and will publish a final report in November 2010. See www.kingsfund.org.uk/gpinquiry for more information.
* The Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health (CEMACH) made a series of recommendations to GPs, many of which point to what a GP needs to do as part of providing high quality care to women and their families and how they should communicate and work with others who are caring for women, especially midwives. These messages could be adopted and disseminated by the RCGP in developing educational material for GPs.
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