- Why I support the Pulse Manifesto for General Practice. // Pulse;4/9/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 14, p7
Presents several views from general practitioners (GP) on the reasons of supporting the "Pulse Manifesto," for general practice. Importance for financing health services; Reflections on the need of GP and patients for clinical freedom; Concern of GP on pensions finance.
- FINE-TUNE YOUR PRACTICE ADMINISTRATION. Couch, John // Pulse;5/10/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p30
The article presents a forecast for general practice in medicine for 2007 in Great Britain. The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) and enhanced services will have no changes; thus, general practitioners (GP's) are believed to have an option to relax in spring by overhauling the stretched and...
- Why i love being a Norfolk GP. Forte, Vincent // Pulse;11/8/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 44, p76
Enumerates the reasons given by general practitioners as to why they love to practice in Norfolk, England. Opportunity to work in a speedboat; Comprehensibility of the local dialect; View of spectacular sunsets.
- Query. Ursus // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/23/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 11, p1678
Presents an article relating the author's choice to practice family medicine. Advise sought by a friend; Reasons for not making decisions in behalf of his patients; Attitude toward residency.
- Practice Jazz: Understanding Variation in Family Practices Using Complexity Science. Miller, William L.; McDaniel Jr., Reuben R.; Crabtree, Benjamin F.; Stange, Kurt C. // Journal of Family Practice;Oct2001, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p872
Much variation exists in family practices. There is also much that is constant and deeply resistant to change. In this paper we present the current state of an ongoing 4-year process of applying the concepts of complexity science to help interpret the results of 3 studies of the content and...
- Round up. // Education for Primary Care;Jul2007, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p527
The article provides information about the mentorship for general practice specialty trainees. The author also presents the requirements for mentorship. Moreover, this approach has also been adopted for nurse training although curiously the nurse mentor is not seen as the inability of holistic...
- GP Business: Sense of adventure required. Handysides, Stuart // GP: General Practitioner;3/22/2004, p41
General practitioners (GPs) tend to take all comers on to their lists, but patients can be more choosy. There may be GPs who vet prospective patients before accepting them on to their lists, but there are plenty of patients who go through their own vetting procedures. The author tells his...
- GP Net: IT and The New Contract - Software takes stress out
of GMS. Caranci, Gio // GP: General Practitioner;3/22/2004, p52
There are many pieces of software that help with the new General Medical Services contract, but Contract+ is for serious consideration. It is made by Informatica, a company whose reputation has been borne out by its excellent third-party appointment system FrontDesk and the automated...
- Plain Tales From The Surgery. // GP: General Practitioner;3/22/2004, p66
The article presents experiences of general practitioners (GP) during their medicine practice. A GP suggested to a young man who was attending the surgery with chronic flatulence of five years that an emergency appointment was not really very appropriate. He said that passing wind and not...