Thanks for visiting my
M.Phil. thesis site! This thesis
was made possible with collaboration with BAMM, Oxford
Templeton College, and my
Dr. Sue Dopson..
contains my M.Phil. Thesis on developing medical directors in clinical
directorates which was completed in June of 1997. Research and
findings here concern the British National Health Service (NHS). For
research methodology, please consult Chapter 3.
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MANUAL FOR THIS THESIS
Due to the slightly unconventional organisation of this thesis, this
page serves as a guide to the various parts of this thesis. Two main
themes are addressed in this thesis: (1) assessing the current state of
the MD role Part II of the thesis, and (2) evaluating development
issues for both the MD post and for those who become MDs Part III of
Quote is used throughout the thesis to indicate a reference quotation
in Appendix 1 of the thesis.
The three stars *
in a stand-alone row is used in this document to separate concluding
remarks from the discussions of the current section.
Chapter 2 provides the general background materials for this thesis.
The beginning part of Chapter 4 provides the literature review
for Part II while the beginning part of Chapter 7 provides the
literature review for Part III.
Chapter 6 discusses the analyses and findings for Part II; Chapter 9
discusses the analyses and findings for Part III; Chapter 10 contains
the discussions for the analyses and findings in the thesis as a whole.