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- 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.
- 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.
- Survey shows widespread rationing in NHS. Court, Claudia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/2/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7018, p1453
Reports that one in three health authorities in Great Britain is rationing treatment according to a comprehensive examination of health care under the National Health Service (NHS) market reforms. Common treatments excluded from the NHS; Treatments targeted for `disinvestment' or restricted...
- Why Britain is reorganizing its National Health Service--yet again. Klein, Rudolf // Health Affairs;Jul/Aug1998, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p111
Focuses on plans presented by the Labor government in 1997, to reform Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS). Information on the British health care system; Objectives of the NHS; Comparison of the amount of money spent by Great Britain on health care to that spent by the United States;...