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The health debate

Author: David J Hunter
Publisher: Bristol [England] : Policy Press, 2008.
Series: Policy and politics in the twenty-first century.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Health care systems across the world are in a state of permanent revolution as they struggle to cope with multiple pressures arising from changing demography, new technologies and limited resources. Focusing on the British National Health Service (NHS), this book offers a fresh look at how it has coped with such pressures over its 60-year history and considers what the future holds. The book explores the complexity  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Hunter
ISBN: 9781847423672 1847423671
OCLC Number: 472729923
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 228 pages)
Contents: Preface / Michael Hill --
1. Key challenges facing health systems --
2. Meeting the health system challenges --
3. Models of health system reform --
4. Choice and competition in health systems --
5. Priority setting in health systems --
6. Moving upstream: the dilemma of securing health in health policy --
7. The health debate: what and where next? --
Series Title: Policy and politics in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: David J. Hunter.
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Focusing on the British NHS, this book reviews the key contemporary debates concerning health systems.  Read more...


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"At a time when current policy seems bereft of original ideas and sustainability, Hunter has produced an insightful and coherent analysis, which underscores a strong argument for a different Read more...

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