Death on the waiting list for cardiac surgery
- Reform the Swedish health services. Ham, Chris // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/22/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6923, p219
Focuses on the efforts in reforming the Swedish health services. Examination of alternative ways of financing and delivering health services; Use of integrated approach to the provision of health services; Alteration in the existing waiting lists for some hospital procedures.
- "Here we go up the waiting lists...". // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/3/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6759, p1014
Reports the list of patients waiting for surgical treatment in the hospital. Addition of medical staff for the solution of the problem; Decision of the ministers to save jobs in both public and private sector; Impact of economic policy for the maintenance of the medical services.
- Waiting lists. Spencer, Peter // Consumers' Research Magazine;Nov96, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p43
Examines the hospital waiting lists in Canada, based on a study by the Fraser Institute. Average waiting time before receiving treatment; Medical specialties with the longest wait for treatment; Total waiting time by specialty in 1995.
- TALKING POINT: What's in a waiting list? Sanderson, H.F. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/6/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6351, p1368
Focuses on the waiting-list system for inpatient treatment of non-urgent conditions in Great Britain. Effects of industrial action on the admission of patients; Implications of the waiting-list threshold; Difficulty in interpreting waiting-list statistics.
- Waiting lists are being manipulated. // British Journal of Nursing;9/26/2002, Vol. 11 Issue 17, p1116
Reports on the British National Audit Office's investigation into alleged manipulation of waiting list data by hospitals in England. Reasons of hospitals for manipulating waiting list figures; Impact of deliberate manipulation of data on public confidence in the health care system.
- Labour's albatross. MacDonald, Victoria // Public Finance;09/10/99, p16
Comments on the failure of the British government to find an adequate solution to patients being thrown into long waiting lists in Great Britain's health care. Cases that point to the problem of hospital waiting lists; Decline in waiting list figures as of August 1998; British Health Secretary...
- Hospital waiting lists grow by 13% in England. Warden, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/30/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7107, p501
Forecasts a 13 percent increase in hospital waiting lists in England from October 1997 through February 1997. Factors behind the long hospital waiting list; Political dimensions of the health care problem.
- Catalonia tries to tackle growing waiting lists. Bosch, Xavier // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/21/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7135, p885
Focuses on a health plan for hospitals in Catalonia, Spain which aims to reduce lengthy waiting lists. Key objective of the health plan; Survey results conducted in relation to public healthcare system of Catalonia.
- Dutch coalition tackles waiting lists. Sheldon, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/28/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7136, p959
Focuses on the formation of a coalition by health care organizations in the Netherlands in relation to waiting list problems. Information on the formed coalition; Objectives of the coalition; Details on the waiting list problem.