- 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 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.
- 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.
- GP's stroke evening boosts Q&O score. // Pulse;11/15/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 45, p7
Reports on the increase of the quality scores of Graham Abbott, a general practitioner, after holding a stroke information evening in his practice. Bewilderment of Abbott when sixty patients and their carers turned up for the event; Discussion on how patients could tackle their condition and...
- Opinion: Sir Humphrey's on the loose again. Lancelot, Chris // GP: General Practitioner;5/3/2004, p37
The article presents information about the new General Medical Services contract. The original idea was to remove the complexity of the Red Book, reward quality, reduce bureaucracy and eliminate financial anomalies by dispensing with basic practice allowances and item-of-service (IOS) fees. But...
- GP Net: Tip of the week - Software bargain. // GP: General Practitioner;5/3/2004, p62
It has been pointed out that Clinical Audit software from MDS Informatics, which provides retrospective audits to help general practitioners with month-on-month clinical analysis, is not in fact pounds 705, but pounds 305.
- LETTERS. Widdowson, Sally; Kerse, Ngaire; Moore, Bryan // New Zealand Doctor;3/26/2008, p13
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including an article by Ngaire Kerse and Michael Weiner in the February 27, 2008 issue and the editorial "What Do GPs Want?" in the March 12, 2008 issue.
- 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...