Objective To explore the development of the family doctor team in Pukou District of Nanjing,and to provide evidence and suggestions for comprehensively promoting the family doctor contract system and family doctor team development in Pukou District. Methods A questionnaire survey was conducted among 11 community health service centers in Pukou District and members of their family doctor team. Additionally,some administrative staff members and family doctors were selected for in-depth interviews. Results At present,various community health service centers in Pukou District have actively formed family doctor teams,but there are still problems such as insufficient number of general practitioners,unreasonable distribution in the district,unreasonable professional structure,low professional and technical ability,and low income. Conclusions Making employment-oriented policies,optimizing the professional composition of family doctors,carrying out various forms of continuing education,and improving the income of family doctors can promote the development of family doctor teams in Pukou District,so as to improve the service of family doctor teams for better fulfilling their responsibility for guarding health and further promotion of tiered diagnosis and treatment system.
Chinese Rural Health Service Administration
Tiered diagnosis and treatment