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- Letter: Your say onlineâ€¦ www.healthcarerepublic.com/forums. // GP: General Practitioner;2/5/2010, p24
The article presents the readers' views on issues regarding general practice in Great Britain. One of the readers comments on the pressure on practices to extend hours by the Department of Health. Another reader remarks on General Practice Council's (GPC) roadmap for practice boundary reform. A...
- Medical education and resident work hours. Giardino, Angelo P.; Giardino, Eileen R.; Giardino, A P; Giardino, E R // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/2/90, Vol. 263 Issue 5, p620
Reports on the growing interest in resident work-hour reform in the U.S. Specific hour reforms supported by both the American Medical Association Board of Trustees and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Calls for legislative and regulatory reforms; Resident work hours.
- Does type of hospital ownership influence physicians' daily work schedules? An observational real-time study in German hospital departments. Mache, Stefanie; Scutaru, Cristian; Vitzthum, Karin; Quarcoo, David; Schöffel, Norman; Welte, Tobias; Klapp, Burghard F.; Groneberg, David A. // Human Resources for Health;2009, Vol. 7, p1
Background: During the last two decades the German hospital sector has been engaged in a constant process of transformation. One obvious sign of this is the growing amount of hospital privatization. To date, most research studies have focused on the effects of privatization regarding financial...
- Institutional ethics committees: lessons from the Royal College of Physicians? Saunders, John // Clinical Ethics;2008, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p46
Some health-care institutions have ethics committees. The experience of the Ethical Issues Committee at the Royal College of Physicians is described. Ethics committees in institutions may be reactive or creative, must determine an agenda and must deal with dissent.
- BMA plea on Scottish contract. // GP: General Practitioner;10/20/2003, p4
BMA Scotland has written to the Scottish Parliament, asking it not to delay the new GMS contract, which is due to come into force in April. The BMA claims that any delay could result in large numbers of disillusioned Scottish general practitioner (GP) seeking early retirement. Younger GP might...
- Navvies reveal truth of contract. Lancelot, Chris // GP: General Practitioner;4/26/2002, p23
Presents the comment of the author on the framework of the proposed medical service contract in Great Britain. Discussion of out of hours responsibility and work overload; Recommendation to lengthen consultation time; Effects of the contract implementation on general practice.
- CORRESPONDENCE. Hoffman, Jack; Fischer, Anders; Bloom, P.; Laidlaw, D.A.H.; Robertson, J.I.S.; Goodman, Neville; Leadbeatter, S.; Hulewicz, B.; Vanezis, P.; Green, M.A.; Hunt, A.C.; Gee, D.J.; Hamilton-Farrell, Martin R.; Nathanson, Michael; Whalley, F.L.; Kempler, P.; Varadi, A.; Szalay, F. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/17/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6761, p1159
Comments on several issues on health services in Great Britain. Reduction of working hours of junior doctors; Sodium retention in eight patients with hypertension; Report on forensic pathology.
- New deal for juniors on horizon. Beecham, Linda // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/22/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6791, p1483
Focuses on the reduction of the working hours of junior doctors in Great Britain. Details of the working hour reduction agreement; Development of a resolution by the representatives of senior hospital staff concerning the transfer of workloads as a result of the reduction; Impact of the...
- London GPs reject long hours plans. // Pulse;8/13/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 32, p2
Reports on the proposals to enforce 12-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week opening as the default standard for new practices and general practitioners moving to new premises in London, England.