Back to basics amid the ruins
- Are MDs more intent on maintaining their elite status than in promoting public good? Gray, Charlotte // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/20/99, Vol. 160 Issue 8, p1204
Focuses on the medical care system in Canada. Criticisms on the managerial culture of medical institutions; Historical context of the medical care system; Elite perceptions of physicians toward the profession; Role of physicians in the promotion of public welfare.
- Bid to halt plans for community services. // Pulse;7/7/2010, Vol. 70 Issue 23, p10
The article reports on the move of general practitioners (GP) to persuade health secretary Andrew Lansley to stop the plans for community services in Great Britain.
- Powerless GPs snub PCT post. // Pulse;11/18/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 44, p1
Focuses on the factors compelling general practice physicians to avoid appointment as head for primary care trusts in England.
- Welsh drug overspend offset by GMS millions. Durham, Neil // GP: General Practitioner;9/2/2002, p17
Reports that health authorities in Wales have used finances from Global Messaging Service money to offset overspends in other areas. Revelation by the British Medical Association (BMA); Statement from the Welsh Assembly; Points highlighted by a BMA survey of recruitment and retention of general...
- So Doctor, You Want to be an Executive? // Physician Executive;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p69
Relates the experience of the author in his search for first management post in England. Importance of persistence; Lessons learned from the job search and the first medical management job; Review of the personal values that do not change.
- Managed-care docs dissatisfied--survey. // Modern Healthcare;03/10/97, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p22
Reports on results from a 1995 survey by Commonwealth Fund, that physicians in managed-care plans are dissatisfied. Examination of other findings from the survey.
- Fall in applicants reveals the need for new apolitical body. Maurice, Nick // GP: General Practitioner;1/21/2002, p24
Focuses on the decreasing number of applicants for the medical profession in Great Britain. Reasons for the hesitation of physicians to practice; Need for an elected cross-party body to manage the health service; Requirements for an individual to become a general practitioner.
- Should you plump for old blood or new? Wilcox, Ray // GP: General Practitioner;1/27/2003, p33
Presents suggestions on the selection of practice managers for general practitioners. Pros and cons of recruiting fresh managers and managers from within the practice; Importance of defining the status, authority, qualifications and experience of a fresh practice manager.
- GPs are outnumbered on boards of clinical commissioning groups. Mooney, Helen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/28/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7867, p3
The article reports a survey by Pulse that General Practitioner are in minority about 49% on the boards of the fledgling clinical commissioning groups(CCGs) while managers and finance officers take 20% and 31% of the positions are filled by nurses, council officers and practice managers.