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|Title: ||Consultant manpower projection up to 1981|
|Publisher: ||Comhairle na n-Ospideal|
|Issue Date: ||26-Oct-2012 |
|Description: ||A genuine consultant manpower 'plan' would be more than merely a
projection into the future. A 'plan' should set clear and precise targets, though it
should be flexible and subject to constant revision. To be of value, it should relate
to a specific period of time, and it ought to be in harmony with general
development plans for the health services and, in particular, the hospital services.
It should outline the policies that would have to be followed in order to attain the
desired objectives or at least to achieve some progress towards these objectives.
2.2 It has become increasingly obvious to the Comhairle that it is not itself in a
position to 'plan' in the real sense of that term, for it has not the necessary
authority in a number of matters that would allow it to decide upon policies and to
carry them through; nor, in others, is it able to influence events. Thus, the
Comhairle can do little more than attempt a 'projection'. In preparing it, it has
taken into account the effects of its own proposed policies (which it can control)
and its best guesses about what will happen as a consequence of the activities of
other interested parties, (which it does not control) such as the Department of
Health (physical development, finance, etc). the Council for Postgraduate Medical
and Dental Education and the training committees (training programmes).
Accordingly, this document is entitled a 'Consultant Manpower Projection|
|Appears in Collections: ||Comhairle na nOspidéal|
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