Incentive payments to general practitioners aimed at increasing opportunistic testing of young women for chlamydia: a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial
- Call for chlamydia test funding. Tanday, Sanjay // GP: General Practitioner;11/16/2007, p1
The article reports that Mary Macintosh, director of the National Chlamydia Screening Conference (NCSC) in a conference in London, England stressed that the general practitioners should be given incentives to increase the screening rate of chlamydia. It informs that the number of chlamydia...
- Tackling Chlamydia via regular testing. Topham-Kindley, Liane // New Zealand Doctor;9/10/2008, p6
The article reports that general practitioners in New Zealand can successfully implement a program to test Chlamydia in young people. According to the results of a randomized controlled trial presented by director of the University of Otago's Women's Health Research Centre Beverley Lawton,...
- Call for incentives to boost patient portal uptake. Castaneda, Reynald // New Zealand Doctor;12/18/2013, p13
The article reports on the suggestion of general practitioner (GP) Richard Medlicott on the importance of financial incentive scheme for GPs to increase the number of services they offer in New Zealand.
- GPs are set to boycott new sexual health role. // Pulse;2/3/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p12
Focuses on the responsibility of general practitioners to provide chlamydia testing for men and women in Great Britain. Participation of primary care in sexual health; Details of the guidelines issued by the government to primary care trusts; Comment of physician Chris Ford on the issue. ...
- Let's give a little for our common purpose. Pollard, Tom // British Journal of Community Nursing;Aug2002, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p392
Editorial. Comments on the participation of general practitioners (GP) during the clinical trials. Accounts on the offering of payments to participants in clinical trials; Factors influencing the decision of GP to participate in surveys; Impact of the payments on the occurrence of response bias.
- GMC finds GPs guilty of fraud. Dyer, Owen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/30/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6937, p1122
Reports the decision of General Medical Council against the three general practitioners for falsification of records of patients in clinical trial. List of the names of the medical practitioners found guilty of professional misconduct; Accounts on the findings of the case; Disciplinary action...
- The end of clinical freedom. Hampton, J.R. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/29/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6401, p1237
Focuses on the end of the clinical freedom of doctors. Recall on the days when doctors opinion is ineffective; Availability of resources in treating patients; Essence of clinical trials and research.
- Efficacy and safety of a TIA/stroke electronic support tool (FASTEST) trial: Study protocol. Ranta, Annemarei; Dovey, Susan; Weatherall, Mark; O'Dea, Dea // Implementation Science;2012, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p107
Background: Strokes are a common cause of adult disability and mortality worldwide. Transient ischaemic attacks (TIA) are associated with a high risk of subsequent stroke, and rapid intervention has the potential to reduce stroke burden. This study will assess a novel electronic decision support...
- GPs get key obesity role. Anekwe, Lilian // Pulse;1/30/2008, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p11
The article discusses that general practitioners (GPs) are to be held accountable for their ability to persuade patients to lose weight through new financial incentives or adjustments to practice-based commissioning in Great Britain. It states that weight loss services commissioned by GPs are to...