Health Manpower Management: Volume 22 Issue 5


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Are there alternatives to merger?

Mark Christopher Hackett

The reconfiguration of the supply side of the National Health Service (NHS) has stimulated an extensive debate about the need to merge NHS Trusts to maintain viable…


Managerialism and professionalism in general practice: teamwork and the art of “pulling together”

Mike Dent, Elizabeth Burtney

Considers the impact of recent government policy on the organization of primary care in England and Wales. Discusses the notion and practice of “teamworking” currently in…


Performance appraisal and women’s “performance” in a Trust hospital

G. Coates

Reports that performance appraisal (PA) has become an important tool in “controlling” employees in modern public industries. Little work, however, has focused on its…


Teaching health economics to medical personnel from developing nations

John Lloyd

Outlines the author’s experiences and the lessons learnt from work in the field of management training for doctors and other medical personnel. Explains the policy of…


Thinking beyond the box

Geoffrey C. Lloyd

Contends that as techniques to motivate, empower and reward staff become ever more sophisticated and expensive, one of the most obvious, though overlooked, ways of tapping…


Simulation in hospitals

Tony Proctor

Health care costs continue to rise because increased demand for services and limited budgets put pressure on resources, however efficiently they may be used. Proposes…




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