International primary care responses to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have seen the prioritisation of acute and urgent services for people with COVID-19 as well as seeing many practitioners involved in COVID-19 vaccination counselling and delivery. This prioritisation has often resulted in partial or complete disruption to chronic disease management (CDM), including care for conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and cancer. CDM in Australian primary care has been similarly disrupted, with reports of decreased time spent on CDM activities and preventive care...
- Chronic disease
- Primary care