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Improving working lives

Andrew Rochford

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/9780199558612.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes changes aimed at improving the working lives of doctors. The British Medical Association (BMA) negotiated a ‘New Deal’, which established a contractual limit for ... More


Training issues in palliative medicine

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/9780199238927.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the structure of training in palliative medicine in Great Britain and describes the various bodies that oversee it. Under the Modernising Medical Careers (MMC), postgraduate ... More


Financial hardship: bankruptcy, insolvency, and medical charity

Alannah Tomkins

in Medical Misadventure in an Age of Professionalisation, 1780-1890

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116079
eISBN:
9781526128447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116079.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Bankruptcy and insolvency were the types of career turbulence that were most likely to interrupt medical careers. Insolvency might entail a stay in debtor’s prison. This chapter examines the ... More


Medical Misadventure in an Age of Professionalisation, 1780-1890

Alannah Tomkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116079
eISBN:
9781526128447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116079.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines the turbulent careers of medical practitioners who wanted to become full members of the profession but were held back from the fulfilment of their ambitions. They might have fallen ... More


Changes for specialists III: The establishment of multidisciplinary higher specialist training in public health

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

in Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447300335
eISBN:
9781447311690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines the establishment of formal higher specialist training for non-medical public health practitioners, leading to specialist status. It charts the early beginnings of individual ... More


A Family Man

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks into the life of Thomas Sadler Roberts as he began his medical career. At the same time he had to be a dutiful son to an ailing father, and a good husband, and father. Following ... More


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