Monthly Archives: May 2007

GCC election results 2007

May 15, 2007
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England Round 1; First preference votes . The BCA did much worse than expected. I suspect because most of my votes came from their members the UCA supported the McTimoney candidates to ensure balance on the council. The McTimoney/ BCA split was 50/50. So divided is the profession if I were to run against...

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How to make friends and influence people

May 14, 2007
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Drugs adviser raises charity fear Concerns have been raised about the links between pharmaceutical firms and charity patient groups by the body that advises the NHS on which drugs to use. Sir Michael Rawlins, chairman of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, said charities had to be wary of pharmaceutical donations. And...

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Divisions in the McTimoney association

May 9, 2007
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Divisions in the McTmoney camp as Jim O Dell tries to break the old girls clubs control of their candidates in the election Jim Odell MBA, BSc, BSc, MMCA I am one of the 10 nominees for the GCC Elections. The main difference between me and the other candidates is that I am a...

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Peter Dixons election manifesto

May 8, 2007
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Peter Dixon DC, FCC, FBCA Practising in Wiltshire and Cornwall Graduated AECC, 1984 Member of the British Chiropractic Association Fellow of the College of Chiropractors Chairman of the GCC Election statement: I was very closely involved in the professions decision, and subsequent negotiations, in the 1980s and early 1990s that led to the Chiropractors...

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GCC chief executive Margaret Coats censors my election manifesto

May 7, 2007
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GCC chief executive Margaret Coats censors my election manifesto

In the Election for the GCC each of the ten candidates were allowed only 500 words to present their manifesto to the chiropractic profession. The election is performed by the Electoral Reform Society (ERS) who earn a tidy sum from it. They get the commision from the chief executive and registrar who also acts...

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My Election Manifesto

May 4, 2007
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Since I was president of the AECC student union 93/95, my political priority has always been the same, to ensure colleagues, students and patients are treated fairly. I will always support people who have not been treated fairly. My record in this respect is second to none. Students and colleagues in trouble often contact...

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The Chiropractors who nominated for the GCC

May 1, 2007
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When I ran in the GCC elections in May 2007, I had to get five chiropractors to nominate me. I wanted to get two things across with my nominations, that uniquely I could draw support right across the political spectrum, I am the only chiropractor who has been published in the magazines in all...

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