A History Of The Royal College Of General Practitioners: The First 25 Years by John FryA History Of The Royal College Of General Practitioners: The First 25 Years by John Fry

A History Of The Royal College Of General Practitioners: The First 25 Years

byJohn FryEditorR.j.f.h. Pinsent

Paperback | February 16, 2012

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John P. Horder, President, 1980-82 The first 30 years of the College have been an exciting experience for those most closely involved. Some have already passed on, but this account has been written soon enough for many of the actors to be historians. Future members of the College will be grateful to them for what they have written, as well as for what they did as a remarkably determined and harmonious team. Students of twentieth century medicine in this country will also be grateful for a first-hand account of the development of an institution which has been closely associated with, and partly responsible for, important changes in medical care and education. Those who read these pages may wonder how the builders of this young College could have found time to do much general practice. They did. The three editors of this history, which covers 25 years, and the general practitioner members of the Steering Committee all ran large practices, in which they worked very hard throughout that time. Most of their work for the College was done during off-duty hours, weekends and holidays. The College could not have developed as it did, had they not been personally concerned with the practical problems and needs of clinical medicine. This is also true of many of the contributors. It is impossible to mention everyone who deserves credit. The editors hope that they may be forgiven for any serious omissions.
Title:A History Of The Royal College Of General Practitioners: The First 25 YearsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:270 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:February 16, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I Past Attempts to Found a 'College of General Practitioners' One and a Half Centuries Ago.- II Events Leading up to the Formation of the Steering Committee.- III The Work of the Steering Committee, and the Birth of the College.- IV The College's First Year and the Work of the Foundation Council.- V Presidents and Chairmen of Council of the College During its First Twenty-Five Years.- VI Regional Faculties and Regional Councils in the United Kingdom and Eire.- Scottish Council.- Welsh Council.- Irish Council.- VII Undergraduate Education.- VIII Postgraduate Education and Vocational Training.- I: 1953-1965.- II: 1965-1977.- IX The Medical Recording Service and the Medical Audiovisual Library.- X Standards.- The Criteria Committee.- The Board of Censors.- The Examination Committee.- The Examination.- XI The College and Research.- The Research, Education and Scientific Foundations.- XII Practice Organisation, Equipment and Premises.- XIII College Publications.- The Annual Reports.- The College Journal.- Other College Publications.- Faculty Publications.- XIV The Library, Museum and Archives.- I: The Library.- II: The Museum.- III: The Archives.- XV Headquarters, Staff and Administration.- XVI College Finance and Appeal.- XVII Awards and Ethical Committees.- XVIII Incorporation, Royal Prefix and the Royal Charter.- XIX Insignia and the College Grace.- The Insignia.- The College Grace.- X Relations with Other Bodies.- I.- II.- XXI The College Overseas.- Overseas Regional Faculties.- Overseas Councils:.- The Australian Council.- The New Zealand Council.- The South African Council.- XXII The Future.- I.- II.- Appendices.- 1. Honorary Fellows.- 2. Honorary Chaplain.- 3. Honorary Secretaries of Council.- 4. Honorary Treasurers of the College.- 5. James Mackenzie Lecturers.- 6. William Pickles Lecturers.- 7. Foundation Council Awards.- 8. George Abercrombie Awards.- 9. Fraser Rose Gold Medallists.- 10. John Hunt Fellow.- 11. Honorary Registrar.- 12. Administrative Secretaries.- 13. College Solicitors.- 14. College Auditors.- 15. College Publications.