Archives for November 18th, 1999

IT KEY TO POLICING SUCCESS

Headlines, PublicNet: 18 November, 1999

The Police have been urged to make even greater strides in harnessing new technology to fight crime.Home Office Minister Charles Clarke told the Police Information Technology Organisation (PITO) conference that such technology was not available to the Police alone, but to criminals too.

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GOVERNMENT HEADS FOR MILLENNIUM AT FULL SPEED

Headlines, PublicNet: 18 November, 1999

The Government has unveiled a heavy programme in the Queens Speech, which it hopes will help it deliver outstanding manifesto pledges before the next election.There are 28 substantive bills, which is about five more than for an average session. It’s likely to be the last full session before the Government names the election date.

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HEALTH CARE UK 1999/2000

Book News, PublicNet: 18 November, 1999

By Anthony Harrison and Bill NewThe authors argue that the national waiting list diverts attention away from the issues that matter most to patients. By focusing simply on the number of people waiting for treatment after seeing a hospital consultant the list ignores the time people are waiting and the severity of their need. They propose that the list should be replaced by a new system which sets out NHS priorities clearly and ensures people with the most pressing needs are treated most urgently. They outline how a framework should be built with a national system of thresholds that could be used to determine how quickly a person should receive treatment when the need is diagnosed.

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