Qual Saf Health Care 12:149-155 doi:10.1136/qhc.12.2.149
  • Effectiveness bulletin

Improving the detection and management of depression in primary care

  1. S M Gilbody1,
  2. P M Whitty2,
  3. J M Grimshaw3,
  4. R E Thomas4
  1. 1University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
  2. 2University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  3. 3University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
  4. 4University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr S Gilbody, Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LT, UK;


    The effectiveness of screening and organisational strategies to improve the recognition and management of depression in primary care published in a recent issue of Effective Health Care is reviewed.