WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED: addressing liability concerns of teams
- Dame Janet's disappointments. Elwyn, Glyn // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/13/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7550, p1161
The article discusses the need for strong leadership in the medical profession. The article focuses on judge Dame Janet Smith's views that cases of physicians convicted of medical misconduct should be removed from medical practice all together. The judge suggests that medical law and policy be...
- Again, A Slowdown. Brown; the legislation had little chance of passage and the slowdown would go on // Time;1/19/1976, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p52
The article reports on the legislation for excessive malpractice of physicians and its little chance of passage in California. It states that four-fifths of the 11,000 physicians had refused to treat patients with the exception of the most serious emergencies and wards were closed and the...
- GPs' fury that BMA allowed Scots law. // Pulse;11/11/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 43, p4
Reports on the reaction of general practitioners to the passage of a law concerning vulnerable patients in Scotland.
- Law, politics, and the GPs' contract. Smith, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/28/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6707, p1062
Focuses on the law covering general practitioners' contract in Great Britain. Specifications of the contract; Opposition of the General Medical Services Committee to the contract within the law; Resentment to the working conditions imposed by the secretary of state.
- New medical bill could tackle education. Warden, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/30/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6937, p1122
Reports the latest bill to protect patients in Great Britain. Statutory powers given to General Medical Practitioners to deal with incompetent doctors; Delay of the bill on performance of doctors; Effects of the breakdown of the former political consensus on regulating the medical profession on...
- Storm brewing over GP regulations - Disclosure Requirement - Reforms to the NHS structure in April may prevent PCTs from filtering out GPs who are unfit to practise. Laird, Sue // GP: General Practitioner;1/14/2002, p13
Reports on the need of making arrangements for the management of medical lists in Great Britain with reference to the case of general practitioner Harold Shipman's success in committing mass murders. Implications of the regulations formulated after Shipman's case for physicians; Expectations...
- PARLIAMENT: Questions in the Commons. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/6/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6351, p1363
Focuses on issues related to the legislation of medicine in Great Britain. Number of unemployed medical practitioners and nurses; Waiting lists for inpatient treatment; Statistics on women screened for breast cancer.
- GMC plans treat GPs as 'scapegoats'. // Pulse;Dec2014, p18
The article offers information on the plan of the General Medical Council (GMC) to revamp fitness-to-practise procedures which increase the potential for General Practitioners to be scapegoated for failings that largely came from political management decisions.
- Older GPs cut no after-hours slack with workforce woes. Topham-Kindley, Liane // New Zealand Doctor;4/9/2014, p11
The article reports that change in policy will see older Christchurch, New Zealand, general practitioners (GPs) no longer going to have a reprieve from after-hours duties.