• E-mailOlav.Thorsen@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Kalfarveien 31
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • 2018. Hvem tar initiativ til henvisninger? Utposten. 22-23.
  • 2017. Quality indicators for the referral process from primary to specialised mental health care: an explorative study in accordance with the RAND appropriateness method. BMC Health Services Research. 1-13.
  • 2016. Typologies in GPs' referral practice. BMC Family Practice. 8 pages.
  • 2015. Development and testing of an instrument in Western Norway to measure the quality of referral information from primary care to specialised mental health care. International Journal of Care Coordination. 35-47.
  • 2013. The consultants' role in the referring process with general practitioners: partners or adjudicators? a qualitative study. BMC Family Practice. 9 pages.
  • 2013. Recommended content of referral letters from general practitioners to specialised mental health care: a qualitative multi-perspective study. BMC Health Services Research. 7 pages.
  • 2012. General practitioners’ reflections on referring: An asymmetric or non-dialogical process? Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 241-246.
Academic lecture
  • 2013. Henvisningens kunst.
  • 2012. The referral process.
Reader opinion piece
  • 2018. Kunsten å henvise. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3 pages.
  • 2017. Vi trenger en ny type henvisninger. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 607-607.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2017. General practitioners’ referrals to specialist health services. Exploring elements and factors in the referral process having an impact om patients’ access to specialty care.
  • 2017. Erratum to: Typologies in GPs' referral practice. BMC Family Practice.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • 2019. Helseopplysningsgruppa takker for seg. Referansegruppe for helseopplysning 1986-2019. Utposten. 44-46.

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