The National Medical Care Survey (NatMedCa) on primary health care providers and patient visits to them was carried out in 2001/02. 9 more in-depth reports on aspects of primary health care delivery were: Family Doctors: Methodology and description of the activity of private GPs; Primary Health Care in Community-governed Non-Profits: The work of doctors and nurses; Maori Providers: Primary health care delivered by doctors and nurses; A Comparison of Primary Health Care Provided by Rural and Non-Rural General Practices The work of doctors in accident and medical clinics A comparison of Māori and non- Māori patient visits to doctors; Pacific patterns in primary health care: a comparison of Pacific and all patient visits to doctors; A description of activity of selected hospital emergency departments in New Zealand; Nurses and their work in primary health care.
|Volume of data (e.g. how many records) Since when?||Data were contributed by 199 private GPs, they logged 36,211 visits and provided detailed information on 8258. 44 practitioners (24 doctors and 20 nurses) employed at six community-governed non-profit practices. Patient log and visit data was also collected by 28 nurses in community governed practices. Data was collected for 1,815 patient visits and 410 detailed consultations. 4 EDs from their electronic data capture systems. They reported routinely collected data on a total of 15,655 visits over the four weeks.|