Rebecca Coombes

Summary

Affiliation: BMJ Publishing Group

Publications

  1. pmc Life saving treatment or giant experiment?
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:721-3. 2007
  2. pmc How specialist training reform sparked crisis of confidence
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:508-9. 2007
  3. pmc Who are the doctor bloggers and what do they want?
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 335:644-5. 2007
  4. pmc Having the last laugh at big pharma
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:396-7. 2007
  5. pmc Hunting down the H5N1 virus
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:342-3. 2007
  6. pmc FDA tightens its grip on drug regulation
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:290-1. 2007
  7. pmc Is killing the pain worth the risk?
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:186-7. 2007
  8. pmc BMJ in "smug docs" storm
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 336:1340-1. 2008
  9. pmc No quick fix for the NHS
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:124-5. 2007
  10. pmc The NHS debate
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 337:a628. 2008

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. pmc Life saving treatment or giant experiment?
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:721-3. 2007
  2. pmc How specialist training reform sparked crisis of confidence
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:508-9. 2007
  3. pmc Who are the doctor bloggers and what do they want?
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 335:644-5. 2007
  4. pmc Having the last laugh at big pharma
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:396-7. 2007
  5. pmc Hunting down the H5N1 virus
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:342-3. 2007
  6. pmc FDA tightens its grip on drug regulation
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:290-1. 2007
  7. pmc Is killing the pain worth the risk?
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:186-7. 2007
  8. pmc BMJ in "smug docs" storm
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 336:1340-1. 2008
  9. pmc No quick fix for the NHS
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:124-5. 2007
  10. pmc The NHS debate
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 337:a628. 2008
  11. pmc Bad blood
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:879-80. 2007
  12. pmc Are medical secrets up for grabs?
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:16-7. 2007
  13. pmc Ashley X: a difficult moral choice
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:72-3. 2007
  14. pmc Ahead of the game
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 336:1465. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Communications. Tell it like it is
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 115:43. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Workforce well-being. Weighting game
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 115:34. 2005
  17. pmc UK patient safety is improving
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 331:1100. 2005
  18. pmc Children get "weak" services in most NHS trusts
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 333:513. 2006
  19. pmc Chancellor maps out three year public service spending plans
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 325:123. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Health hotel. Thanks for all the cash, but
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 115:18-21. 2005
  21. pmc Improvements in the NHS are patchy, report says
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 326:1052. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Training & development. Surprise turn
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 113:suppl 3-4, suppl 7. 2003
  23. pmc All hospital bookings to be done electronically by end of 2005
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 328:1157. 2004
  24. pmc Watchdog finds that NHS is failing stroke patients
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 331:1161. 2005
  25. pmc US healthcare industry sees NHS as "unopened oyster," BMA conference told
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 329:1305. 2004
  26. pmc Cold Turkey
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:1190-2. 2007
  27. pmc Safety nets
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 336:803. 2008
  28. pmc Negative reports of mental health deter people from seeking help
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 332:194. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Postgraduate training. Servant to two masters
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 116:suppl 9, 11, 13. 2006
    ..Opinion is split over the merits of MBAs and MPAs: MBAs have a more established reputation, while MPAs are often seen as more relevant...
  30. ncbi request reprint Organisational development. Follow my leader
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 116:suppl 1-4. 2006
    ..Jobs are starting to cover entire networks and systems, not single institutions. Organisational development means a shift away from short-term targets to improving services overall...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trainee experiences. Then and now
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 116:suppl 8-9. 2006
  32. doi request reprint Dr Nurse will see you now
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 337:a1522. 2008
  33. pmc Face of the future
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 336:18-9. 2008
  34. pmc Healthcare Commission will publicise NHS trusts' levels of infection control
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 336:526-7. 2008
  35. pmc UK government will tighten law on trial results after weaknesses found in safety legislation
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 336:576-7. 2008
  36. pmc Cancer drugs: swallowing big pharma's line?
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 334:1034-5. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Moving the paper mountain
    Rebecca Coombes
    Nurs Times 101:14-5. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Diversity. Race to the top
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J . 2005
    ..The first cohort started in January 2004 with 160 participants. All participants take a development centre module first but then take modules that best meet their needs...
  39. pmc UK stocks up on antiviral drug to tackle flu outbreak
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 330:495. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint HR director of the year
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 114:32-4. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint How will IWL affect the private sector?
    Rebecca Coombes
    Nurs Times 101:62. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Relieving the pressure of childcare
    Rebecca Coombes
    Nurs Times 101:58. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Primary care. Score draw
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 114:26-8. 2004
    ..Data collection problems were a major contributing factor to missed targets. Training more GPs to provide drug treatment is the best way to increase treatment and meet future goals...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cancer care. Cancer plan--progress report: must try even harder
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 114:suppl 1-2. 2004
    ..PCTs' lack of expertise is holding back progress ending delays in diagnosis and treatment. SHAs need to be clearer with PCTs about the importance of meeting national targets...
  45. ncbi request reprint Racial diversity. Mountains to climb
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 114:39-42, 44, 46. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Law. Judge ye not
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 114:47-9. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Domestic violence. Making a fist of it
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 114:32-3. 2004
    ..Screening programmes modestly increase disclosure of abuse but few studies measure outcome. Healthcare professionals should be alert to the possibility of domestic violence if the path to homelessness is to be avoided...
  48. ncbi request reprint Home delivery
    Rebecca Coombes
    Nurs Times 98:40-1. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint A year in Bristol. Two steps forward
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 115:28-31. 2005
    ..5m in December to pounds sterling 1m. UBHT is also undergoing a major structural reorganisation that will put clinicians in the driving seat...
  50. ncbi request reprint Retention. Finders keepers
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 115:44. 2005
  51. pmc Rationing of joint replacements raises fears of further cuts
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 331:1290. 2005
  52. pmc Drug industry's new code criticised for lacking teeth
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 331:1225. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint Communications. Zap it to 'em
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 114:38-9. 2004
    ..Reputation management involves proactively controlling how your organisation is, and will be, perceived. Patient choice and a move away from a waiting-list focus is changing the messages trusts need to get across...
  54. ncbi request reprint Clinical management. Fit for purpose
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 115:22-4. 2005
    ..There have been some pockets of improvement, aided by GPs with speciaI interests and networks of specialists. Experts believe GPs will have a key role in providing better services for epilepsy sufferers...
  55. ncbi request reprint MRSA: learning European lessons
    Rebecca Coombes
    Nurs Times 101:18-20. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Clinical management. Remains of the day
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 115:22-4. 2005
    ..Process change is more important, with political leadership from the top. Trusts need an 'opt-out' culture in day surgery, where all surgical patients are considered eligible unless proven otherwise...
  57. ncbi request reprint A year in Bristol. Back from the red
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 115:26-9. 2005
    ..The trust has cut the use of nursing agencies drastically, with 95 per cent of nurses now bank staff. Non-clinical issues such as litter, food and the appearance of buildings are also being tackled...
  58. ncbi request reprint Staff absence. In sickness and in health
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 115:38. 2005
  59. pmc Public distrusts government health campaigns, experts say
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 331:70. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Education. Degree of certainty
    Rebecca Coombes
    Health Serv J 115:45. 2005
  61. pmc Debt ridden trust has no cash to pay creditors
    Rebecca Coombes
    BMJ 330:1410. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint Panic stations?
    Rebecca Coombes
    Nurs Times 98:24-6. 2002