Medical audit has its critics, who point to the large sums of NHS cash that seem to be disappearing down a medical plughole.
These criticisms are recognised by medical audit advisory groups but there are many reasons why the work of these groups has not yet resulted in many publications in journals or bumped up health indicators.
After discussing the criticism this article describes the work of the medical audit advisory group in Manchester.
Real changes in cooperative working with general practice teams and between practices are taking place, and improved relationships between general practice and the hospitals are being helped by joint audit work.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Système santé, Organisation santé, Politique sanitaire, Economie santé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Health system, Public health organization, Health policy, Health economy
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0572650
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 09/06/1995.