Academic General Practice in the UK Medical Schools, 1948--2000: A Short History

Academic General Practice in the UK Medical Schools, 1948--2000: A Short History

By: Michael Whitfield (editor), John Howie (editor)Paperback

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The first collective record of the evolution of general medical practice as an academic discipline over half a century. This anthology captures the stories of the early struggles to set up university departments between visionary supporters and traditionalist blockers as well as the steadily increasing successes aided by a dedicated funding system. The accounts are written where possible by the people involved in the early developments of their subject. These tales are of vision, commitment and resilience and are interesting both in their own right and for the more general lessons they tell us about the processes of creating institutional change within a modern democracy. * Demonstrates the radical shifts in the shape of medical education in the last two decades * Provides vivid personal accounts from early academic leaders * Includes comment on contemporary medical and educational developments

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John Howie is Emeritus Professor in the University of Edinburgh. He was Professor of General Practice in the University from 1980-2000 and lead author of The Mackenzie Report which EUP published in 1986. Dr Michael Whitfield FRCGP, DPH, DCH was Senior Lecturer in General Practice in the University of Bristol from 1986 to 1997 and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine in the Medical University of Southern Africa from 1998 to 2000. His research interests were in respiratory infections and psychiatric disease.


Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations Timeline Introduction 1 The University of Aberdeen Lewis Ritchie and John Howie 2 The University of Dundee James Knox and Frank Sullivan 3 The University of Edinburgh John Howie and David Weller 4 The University of Glasgow David Hannay and Graham Watt 5 The Cardiff University School of Medicine Nigel Stott and Chris Butler 6 Academic General Practice in Ireland Tom O'Dowd and colleagues 7 The University of Birmingham Michael Drury and Richard Hobbs 8 The University of Bristol Michael Whitfield and Debbie Sharp 9 The University of Cambridge Bob Berrington, John Perry, Nigel Oswald, Martin Roland, John Benson and Ann Louise Kinmonth 10 The University of Exeter Denis Pereira Gray 11 The University of Leeds John Wright and Conrad Harris 12 The University of Leicester Robin Fraser 13 The University of Liverpool Brian McGuinness, Ian Stanley and Christopher Dowrick 14 The University of Manchester David Metcalfe and Carl Whitehouse 15 The University of Newcastle John Walker and John Spencer 16 The University of Nottingham Idris Williams 17 The University of Oxford Godfrey Fowler 18 The University of Sheffield David Hannay and Nigel Mathers 19 The University of Southampton George Freeman, John Bain and Tony Kendrick 20 The London Medical Schools Imperial College London Charing Cross Hospital Westminster Hospital Colin Leonard, George Freeman, James Scobie St Mary's Hospital Marshall Marinker, Conrad Harris, Andy Haines and Brian Jarman King's College London School of Medicine Guy's Hospital Robert Smith and Donald Craig King's College Hospital Roger Higgs St Thomas's Hospital David Morrell and Roger Jones Queen Mary College St Bartholomew's Hospital Paul Julian and Gene Feder The London Hospital Sally Hull St George's Hospital Sean Hilton University College London Medical School Royal Free Hospital Margaret Lloyd and Chris Donovan University College Hospital Michael Modell and Andy Haines 21 The University of St Andrews Cathy Jackson Appendix 1 Primary Care in the New Medical Schools John Campbell and colleagues Appendix 2 The SIFT/ACT Negotiations John Howie Appendix 3 An Overview John Howie Appendix 4 And Finally! Helen Lester Index

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  • publication date: 01/05/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780748643561
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9780748643561
  • weight: 262
  • ISBN10: 0748643567

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