NHS launches unit to cure all inequality ills
- NHS Direct failing to hit Government's out-of-hours targets. Hairon, Nerys // Pulse;11/17/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 46, p15
Reports that the British National Health Service is missing many key government targets for out-of-hours calls. Reason behind the NHS failure to meet government targets; Services provided by the NHS to patients.
- THE NHS AND PRIVATE HEALTH CARE. Calnan, Michael // Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2000, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p3
Examines the relationship between the National Health Service (NHS) and the private health sector in Great Britain. Impact of changes in one sector on the other; Growth and development of private health care; Developments in the private acute health care sector; Changes in subscriptions and...
- NHS star ratings need to be refined. Willmott, Ben // Personnel Today;6/25/2002, p13
Discusses the launching of a star rating system to identify the best and worst trusts of the National Health Service (NHS) in Great Britain. Aim of the initiative to improve health care standards across the region; Study conducted by the NHS Confederation on the failings of the system;...
- Government announces army of 133 to rescue England's NHS. Jones, Judy // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/15/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7241, p1027
Reports on a list of members of the government's team that will help revitalize the National Health Service in Britain. How the Department of Health summed up the composition of the six task forces; Areas for improvement addressed by each action team.
- Fix what's wrong, not what's right, with general practice in Britain. Maeseneer, Jan De; Hjortdahl, Per; Starfield, Barbara // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/17/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7250, p1616
Offers a look at the health care system of Great Britain and how the National Health Services delivers care to the people. Features of the health care system; Proposed changes to the National Health Service; How to destroy the foundation of a good primary care.
- Background and overview of clinical governance. // Clinical Rehabilitation;Sep2002 Supplement 1, Vol. 16, p5
Focuses on the introduction of clinical governance to the National Health Service in Great Britain. Key components of clinical governance; Government's stated objectives behind the introduction of clinical governance; Standards and guidelines; Key functions of Commission for Health Improvement.
- Concluding remarks. // Clinical Rehabilitation;Sep2002 Supplement 1, Vol. 16, p35
Discusses the impact of clinical governance on medical practice in Great Britain National Health Service. Improvement in the quality of health care.
- In sickness and in health. Caulkin, Simon // Management Today;Jul95, p34
Reports on the state of Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS). NHS's claims regarding its medical service; Difficulty in evaluating NHS' programs; Problems with Great Britain's medical care system.
- The boundary between health care and social care. Wistow, Gerald // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/22/95, Vol. 311 Issue 6999, p208
Examines the British Department of Health's guidance entitled, `NHS Responsibilities for Meeting Continuing Health Care Needs.' Comparison with its draft precursor; Limitations in terms of providing national minimum standards; Absence of references to funding, reinvestment in continuing care.