Primary care systems can clearly be described as networks of people and things, ideas, processes, relationships and technologies. It is patently clear that we have a duty open the black boxes of our primary care systems, lest ignorance of how they work
We all need to enjoy learning about society from time to time (emphasis on enjoy). However, many of the concepts discussed in this book have a direct bearing on policy and practice in relation to primary care.
Andrew Papanikitas introduces the articles in this Month's Life and Times, and reflects on the meaning of 'Crisis' as it applies to global general practice
Andrew Papanikitas reviews this collection of practical reflections for practice by John Launer. Warning: contains concepts!
If there’s latent theme hiding in this month’s life and times, it has something to do with qualities and deployment of good leadership.
Introducing the BJGP Life and Times section for the March edition, Andrew Papanikitas wondered whether policymakers and the public see GPs as 'Things' or as 'Rational economic man.' Perhaps both views are wrong?
We can use concepts and language to share ideas/help us see things we might overlook. We can use the narratives of others to extend our own experiences of the world. The dangers from being intellectually and morally passive compel us to embrace
These are five small 'stocking-filler' books that you might see in a bookshop or a charity shop. They are all short and readable, and small enough to fit into most Christmas stockings. They all importantly have some inspiration and wisdom with which
Cassandra-like, the author warned us, and we did not listen. This is not a book about a political party or ideology however, it is about politicians and political life in the UK. Hardman’s book is divided into three sections: Why we get
For Arthur Kaufman, a visit to the dentist inspired a literary journey in creative writing. Could you be inspired to do better?
Early medical abortion, equality of access, and the telemedical imperative is an exploration of both early medical abortion and telemedicine through the lenses of clinical evidence, social developments and legal policy. Andrew Papanikitas gives us his review.