• Contact with primary health care physicians before an acute hospitalisation 

      Skarshaug, Lena Janita; Svedahl, Ellen Rabben; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Steinsbekk, Aslak; Pape, Kristine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objectives: To assess contacts with general practitioners (GPs), both regular GPs and out-of-hours GP services (OOH) during the year before an emergency hospital admission. Design: Longitudinal design with register-based ...
    • Increasing workload in Norwegian general practice – a qualitative study 

      Svedahl, Ellen Rabben; Pape, Kristine; Toch-Marquardt, Marlen; Skarshaug, Lena Janita; Kaspersen, Silje Lill; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Austad, Bjarne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background General practitioners (GPs) play a key role in securing and coordinating appropriate use of healthcare services, by providing primary and preventive healthcare and by acting as gatekeepers for secondary ...
    • Patients’ use of general practitioners in Norway 

      Skarshaug, Lena Janita (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:376, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
      Summary Background: General practice (GP) medicine is a cornerstone in many countries’ health services. In Norway, the establishment of the regular general practitioner (GP) scheme in 2001 introduced a structural ...