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Induction: At an organizational level

Les Gemmell

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the importance of induction programmes. The induction programme at the organizational level is an essential constituent of the employment process of every doctor. The programme ... More


The NHS Reforms as a Response to First‐Order Challenges

Peter Taylor‐Gooby

in Reframing Social Citizenship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546701
eISBN:
9780191720420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546701.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Chapters 8 and 9 seek to anchor the analysis of the previous three chapters in a concrete policy context by considering the impact of recent reforms in the field of UK health care. The NHS is the ... More


Second‐Order Challenges: Disenchantment, Disquiet, and Mistrust

Peter Taylor‐Gooby

in Reframing Social Citizenship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546701
eISBN:
9780191720420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546701.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter explores public understanding of and responses to the reform programme in more detail. Analysis of attitude surveys, media discussions, and political debates shows that the NHS remains ... More


Knowledge to Action?: Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Sue Dopson and Louise Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259014
eISBN:
9780191718113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259014.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Health services can and should be improved by applying research findings about best practice. This book explores why it proves notoriously difficult to implement change based on research evidence in ... More


Integration at Any Price: The Case of the NHS National Programme for Information Technology

Justin Keen

in Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the unintended consequences of a huge technology-based modernization project: the NHS National Programme for Information Technology in England. The project was envisaged by ... More


Public Health and Primary Care: Partners in Population Health

Alison Hill, Siân Griffiths, and Stephen Gillam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508533
eISBN:
9780191723780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508533.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Primary care teams have had a long established role in public health, providing preventive services to populations, through the registered population in general practice. This model of a registered ... More


Trust boards structure, responsibilities, and communication

Nick Coleman

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0045
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

NHS Trusts were established in the 1990s with governance frameworks modelled on private sector organizations. This included each Trust having a Board with overall responsibility for future direction, ... More


Bureaucracy and money

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines funding and bureaucracy issues that may influence the operation of palliative care teams in acute hospitals in Great Britain. It describes the bureaucratic structure of the ... More


Older People and Healthcare

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the health care services offered to the elderly. In particular, it reviews claims that ‘age-based rationing’ takes place within the NHS and addresses the debate as to whether ... More


The New Public Management in Action

Ewan Ferlie, Lynn Ashburner, Louise Fitzgerald, and Andrew Pettigrew

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289029
eISBN:
9780191684661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289029.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This book analyses the changes in the organization and management of the UK public services over the last fifteen years, looking particularly at the restructured NHS. The book presents an up-to-date ... More


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