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Healthcare in the UK : understanding continuity and change

Author: Ian Greener
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book contends that attempts to reform the NHS can only be understood by reference to both the wider social and political contexts, and to the organisational and ideational legacies present within the NHS itself. It aims to take students beyond a basic understanding of the historical development of health policy in the UK, to one that demonstrates an appreciation of the interactions between health policy,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Greener, Ian.
Healthcare in the UK.
Bristol : Policy Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009417810
(OCoLC)61425876
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Greener
ISBN: 9781847424211 184742421X
OCLC Number: 429118169
Description: 1 online resource (x, 294 pages)
Contents: Healthcare in the UK; Contents; List of tables and boxes; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The creation of the NHS and its relevance for today; 3. The tripartite split; 4. The double-bed; 5. Funding the NHS; 6. Managing in the NHS; 7. Nursing; 8. The role of the public inhealth policy; 9. Health policy under Labour; 10. Conclusion; References; Index.
Responsibility: Ian Greener.

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This book contends that attempts to reform the NHS can only be understood by reference to both the wider social and political context, and to the organisational legacies present within the NHS  Read more...

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'...a very welcome addition to the range of thorough research that is now building around health care policy, organisation and management...This is the book I have been waiting for.' Sociology of Read more...

 
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