Logo

Regulating Doctors by James Johnson, at al.

Large book cover: Regulating Doctors

Regulating Doctors
by

Publisher: Civitas
ISBN/ASIN: 1903386012
ISBN-13: 9781903386019
Number of pages: 85

Description:
The conviction of the GP, Harold Shipman, for murdering several of his patients was taken as evidence that something was fundamentally wrong with medical regulation, and both the Government and the General Medical Council (GMC) have conceded that reform is necessary. However, the real problem is self-regulation itself, which allows the organised medical profession to exploit monopoly power.

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(280KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Managing Modern HealthcareManaging Modern Healthcare
by - Routledge
The book seeks to draw a number of important and grounded lessons about how management networks influence the spread of management knowledge and practice and how management training relates to the needs of managers facing challenging conditions.
(2683 views)
Book cover: Testing Treatments: Better Research for Better HealthcareTesting Treatments: Better Research for Better Healthcare
by - Pinter & Martin
How do we know whether a particular treatment really works? How do we ensure that research into medical treatments best meets the needs of patients? These are just a few of the questions addressed in a lively and informative way in this book.
(6892 views)
Book cover: Pain and Disability: Clinical, Behavioral, and Public Policy PerspectivesPain and Disability: Clinical, Behavioral, and Public Policy Perspectives
by - National Academies Press
This volume covers the epidemiology and physiology of pain; psychosocial contributions to pain and illness behavior; promising ways of assessing and measuring chronic pain; clinical aspects of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
(9861 views)
Book cover: Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in AdultsClinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults
by - International Medical Publishing, Inc
Guidelines for health care practitioners which underline the importance of weight management and provide tools treat patients more effectively. The text helps understanding the obesity and support efforts of millions of people to lose weight.
(16423 views)