Economic evaluation of nurse practitioners versus GPs in treating common conditions.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Volume 60, Issue 570, p.e28-35 (2010)


Adult, Aged, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Drug Prescriptions, Family Practice, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Nurse Practitioners, Referral and Consultation, Salaries and Fringe Benefits


As studies evaluating substitution of care have revealed only limited evidence on cost-effectiveness, a trial was conducted to evaluate nurse practitioners as a first point of contact in Dutch general practices.