Subproject 1

SP 1: Analysis of working conditions in primary care practices

Primary investigator: Institute of Occupational Medicine, Social Medicine and Health Services Research, University of Tuebingen

Research questions

  • How is work organised within primary care teams?
  • Which resources/stressors are specific to the primary care setting?


Quantitative (Operations Research, University of Bochum)

  • Analysis of work processes

Qualitative (University of Tuebingen)

  • Participatory observation in five primary care practices
  • Individual interviews with practice owners
  • Focus group interviews with employees
  • Analytical approach: Grounded Theory

Subproject 2