The London bus

Selby, Mary
June 2003
Update;6/5/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p57
Trade Publication
Focuses on the National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain. Urgency of health problems and the response of general practice physicians; Failure of the government to support the medical needs of the public; Impact of NHS problems on the public.


Related Articles

  • CHANCE FOR JOINT THINKING. Miskelly, Bronagh // Community Care;7/15/2010, Issue 1827, p4 

    The article presents the author's comments on the right approach for the British National Health Service to implement health care reform.

  • Timetable for GP contract delayed. Ward, Seamus // Public Finance;1/10/2003, p9 

    Reports on the delay in the implementation of the modernization program of the British National Health Service. Program outline; Reasons for the delay.

  • Capital idea. Ward, Seamus // Public Finance;07/25/97, p10 

    Discusses the recommendations of the King's Fund's London Commission on the health service in London, England that may form the blueprint for the future shape of the National Health Service (NHS). Campaign to increase funding for the London service; Review of resource allocation to channel more...

  • 10% cash boost of Wales NHS. Melton, David // Public Finance;05/21/99, p7 

    Reports on the increased funding appropriated for the National Health Service in Wales.

  • Step 56: NHS Direct and walk-in centres. Dimond, Bridgit // British Journal of Midwifery;Aug2003, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p490 

    Discusses the implementation of the National Health Service (NHS) Direct across Great Britain. 24-hour nurse-led helpline providing confidential health care advice and information; Establishment of walk-in centers; Liability of nurses or midwives giving advice.

  • Step 55: National Service Frameworks. Dimond, Bridgit // British Journal of Midwifery;Jul2003, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p432 

    Explores the introduction of the National Service Frameworks (NSF) to raise the standards within the Great Britain National Health Service. Functions of NSF; Legal significance of NSF; Role of NSF in the standards of midwifery services.

  • If I ruled the health service... Lancelot, Chris // GP: General Practitioner;9/29/2003, p27 

    This article presents view of the author regarding the improvement of the NHS, if he was secretary of state for health. He would demand the following to be in place within a year: all GP software to transfer patient records from GP to GP across NHSnet; all practices to be running the latest...

  • The wizard and the gatekeeper: Of castles and contracts. Herd, Barbara; Herd, Andrew // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/22/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6986, p1042 

    Presents the fable of the wizards and the gatekeepers within the British National Health Service (NHS). Challenges faced by the NHS in developing ways to give better health services to poor people; People's increased complaints against the NHS; Problem concerning the effectiveness of doctors in...

  • Think tank urges less political control in NHS. Durham, Neil // GP: General Practitioner;1/28/2002, p10 

    Reports on the appeal of think tank King Fund for the British government to distance itself from the management of the National Health Service. Implication of decentralization for local freedom and responsiveness to community needs; Request for greater patient choice; Suggestion for the use of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics