Comparing multimorbidity policies and guidelines for primary care in UK, Australia and Sri Lanka

PROJECT TITLE COMPARING MULTIMORBIDITY POLICIES AND GUIDELINES FOR PRIMARY CARE IN UK, AUSTRALIA AND SRI LANKA
Funding body Drs Chandraratne and Pathirathna were supported by the University of Colombo.
Total funding  -
Team
  • Dr Nadeeka Chadraratne, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
  • Dr KGRV Pathirathna, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
  • Dr Christopher Harrison, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prof A Niroshan Siriwardena, University of Lincoln
Team/consortium
  • University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • University of Sydney, Australia
  • University of Lincoln
Overarching aim Our aim was to compare policies and guidelines related to multimorbidity in primary healthcare in countries with different health systems, to identify initiatives, gaps and opportunities for further improvement.
Objectives To conduct a content analysis of UK, Australian and Sri Lankan policy documents and guidelines relating to multimorbidity published between 2006 and 2017.
Methods Documentary content analysis.
Outcomes Policy analysis
Outputs Peer reviewed publications and policy recommendations.

Impact This study will provide information on policies and guidelines related to multimorbidity in primary healthcare.

 

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