Draft 'well note' fit for HR but not for doctors
- Opinion: Ballot box. // GP: General Practitioner;6/17/2011, p19
The article focuses on the results of a poll, which indicates that 80% of general practitioners (GPs) of Great Britain want more changes in the Health Bill, despite the speech of prime minister David Cameron.
- Editorial: GPs need detail on any changes to Health Bill. // GP: General Practitioner;6/17/2011, p22
The article presents the author's views on issues relevant to general practitioners (GPs) in Great Britain in 2011, including changes to the Health bill by prime minister David Cameron before the local medical committees (LMCs) conferences, and GM consortia. The author states that the...
- Health Bill under fire as the pressure on Lansley grows. Bostock, Nick // GP: General Practitioner;2/1/2012, p6
The article focuses on the criticism of the Health Bill. According to a survey only 10% of doctors backed the plans. An Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) poll that found 98% of its members want the Bill withdrawn, and an Royal College of Nursing (RCN) statement that it now opposes...
- New policy on assisted suicide. Page, Janet // GP: General Practitioner;3/18/2013, p56
The article reports on the new guidance on assisted suicide in Great Britain. The new policy clarifies grounds for prosecution of an person aiding and abetting a suicide in contravention of the Suicide Act, 1961. It establishes that the offender was acting in the capacity of a healthcare...
- GPs hit hardest by NHS reform, says Labour. // GP: General Practitioner;8/4/2014, p28
The article discusses the statement of British Labour Party shadow health secretary Andy Burnham in Manchester, England in July 2014 in which he mentions the failure of the Health and Social Care Act to empower general practitioners (GPs).
- White paper plans for PCTs a 'scandalous political experiment' Doult, Bill // Nursing Standard;10/6/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p10
'Madcap' government plans to abolish primary care trusts (PCTs) and transfer commissioning to GPs must be halted, shadow health secretary Andy Burnham warned last week.
- Commissioning: Viewpoint - CCGs need to stand up to the NCB. // GP: General Practitioner;4/18/2012, p30
The article presents the author's views on what lies next for commissioning, after the Health Act has become law in Great Britain. The author states that the same ministers who were pretty hopeless at marshalling the Bill through parliament will now be responsible for its implementation. He...
- Burnham rules out dual registration. Ireland, Tom // GP: General Practitioner;9/25/2009, p6
The article reports on the planning by Great Britain's Department of Health (DoH) for abolition of practice boundaries by autumn 2010. It reports that Andy Burnham, Great Britain's Health secretary has announced that by 2010, patients would be able to register themselves with any general...
- 'Doctor row could ruin NHS'. CHOUDHURY, IMRAN // Eastern Eye;12/25/2015, Issue 1334, p5
The article reports the claim by award-winning Doctor Gaurav Atreja as of December 2015 that the issue about doctors' pay in the British National Health Service (NHS) and tighter border controls could discourage potential doctors from India from coming to Great Britain.