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Medical Regulation: Future Trends

John Chamberlain, Marty Chamberlain Orcid Logo

The Second International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology

Swansea University Author: Marty Chamberlain Orcid Logo

Abstract

This paper outlines possible future trends in the regulation of doctors in the UK and Europe. In doing so it highlights the growing trend for doctors to be subject to performance appraisal mechanisms and discusses if this will indeed benefit patients.

Published in: The Second International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology
Published: Buenos Aires, Argentina International Sociological Association 2012
Online Access: http://www.isa-sociology.org/buenos-aires-2012/
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa29733
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Abstract: This paper outlines possible future trends in the regulation of doctors in the UK and Europe. In doing so it highlights the growing trend for doctors to be subject to performance appraisal mechanisms and discusses if this will indeed benefit patients.
Keywords: medical regulation, medicine, UK, Europe
College: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences