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Issue : 1998-11-19

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    EventsSubscription

    News19 November, 1998

    Items are entered free for public sector, voluntary and professional organisations, but we need at least six weeks' notice of your event. Please send details to Uli Jaeger, HSJ, Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London NW1 7EJ. Fax: 0171-874 0254.

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    Fiddlers don't call the tune True or not, claims of data manipulation harm public regard for the NHSSubscription

    News19 November, 1998

    The air has been thick for the past week with politicians firing accusations at each other about 'fiddling' the waiting list statistics. Whatever the truth in this particular instance, the episode holds salutary lessons for NHS managers. Experience in the early 1990s suggests that the disciplines of tight performance management can have a corrupting influence on corporate culture to the point where providing the right answer becomes more important than the truth. Managers are currently ...

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    In tune with the timesSubscription

    News19 November, 1998

    With health promotion high on the national agenda specialists find themselves in a positive stategic environment although much will depends on creative resource allocation. Barbara Millar looks at their expanding role

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    In tune with the timesSubscription

    News19 November, 1998

    Name: Trevor Lakey

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    'In many ways we are still trying to find our feet'Subscription

    News19 November, 1998

    Working in health promotion has given Trevor Lakey some of his biggest highs - but also some of his most devastating lows, 'particularly in terms of the battles you sometimes have to fight to achieve things', he says.

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    Worldwide wisdomSubscription

    News19 November, 1998

    information management

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    All tangled on the webSubscription

    News19 November, 1998

    information management

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    Quality controlSubscription

    News19 November, 1998

    Five years after the Internet entered public consciousness, the NHS is taking action to guide patients to use it wisely. Part of the NHS information strategy is a project to accredit information.

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    Onus pointsSubscription

    News19 November, 1998

    clinical governance

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