Primary care and secondary care are both medical phrases used to refer to the medical professionals that treat you. While you certainly have heard of primary care doctors, it may strike you odd hearing about secondary care physicians. However, there is a very good chance that either you, or someone in your family, regularly sees a secondary care doctor. Here are the differences between primary and secondary care to help you understand what secondary care is, and know why they are referred to by these phrases.
21 January 2018