'Promoting Better Health'
- Blood pressures reach a high in doctors' debate. // People Management;10/19/95, Vol. 1 Issue 21, p20
Debates on the existence of general practitioners in community health service in Great Britain. Arguments between Roy Lilley of Center for Health Management Studies and Sandy Macara of British Medical Association (BMA); Criticisms of Macara on `complaints culture' of National Health Services (NHS).
- NHS Direct is used more by the most socially deprived. Gough, Rob // Pulse;9/16/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 35, p2
Reports the availability of the National Health Service Direct program for the socially deprived in Great Britain. Trends of the call to the service; Impact of the NHS Direct on the workload of general practitioners; Call rates of NHS Direct users.
- GPs committed to improving patient care. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/6/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6682, p1258
Focuses on the commitment of general practitioners at improving patient care in Great Britain. Impact of the white paper 'Working for Patients' on the trust between doctors and patients; Impracticability of the proposals contained in the white paper; Concerns on the reduction of patient care...
- Community medicine and community health. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);
Focuses on the preparation of Acheson inquiry into the public health function and community medicine by the Central Community for Community Medicine in Great Britain. Implementation of the Griffith's management changes; Number of trainees in community medicine; Role of community health doctors.
- Purchasing for all: an alternative to fundholding. Graffy, Jonathan P.; Williams, Juliet // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/5/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6925, p391
Focuses on the aspects of purchasing as an alternative to fundholding in the practice of medical economics in Great Britain. Advantages of purchasing from fundholding; Aspects of purchasing for improving medical services; Emphasis on the relation between general practitioners and public health.
- DoH to consider pneumonia jab. Dragon, Natalie // GP: General Practitioner;9/23/2002, p3
Details the call of physicians for the development of a government-funded pneumococcal vaccination program in Great Britain. Concern over the increasing death rates due to pneumonia; Fee for administering a pneumococcal vaccine; Response of the Great Britain Department of Health.
- Revalidation. // GP: General Practitioner;6/17/2011, p6
The article reports on the rejection of a motion of Ayrshire and Arran local medical committees (LMCs) in Great Britain against the revalidation of general practitioners (GPs) in the country. It is reported that, the LMCs were trying to warn that the revalidation was cumbersome and expensive....
- White paper's proposals overlook community services. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/6/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6682, p1257
Focuses on the criticisms of the Central Committee for Community Medicine and Community Health on the white paper 'Working for Patients' in Great Britain. Prevalence of the concept of short stay services and general practice; Vagueness in the role of private hospitals and community health...
- Can general practitioners influence exercise habits? Controlled trial. Campbell, M.J.; Browne, D.; Waters, W.E. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);4/6/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6474, p1043
Evaluates the health promotion campaign in communities organized by the general practitioners in Great Britain. Increase in the amount of exercise; Participation of the community in the activities; Effect of the community health promotion activity.