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Health Policy and Politics [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780754670643Publication details: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780754685432
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Health Policy and PoliticsDDC classification:
  • 362.10941
LOC classification:
  • RA395.G6H4235 2007
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Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Impact of the European Union on the NHS; 2 The Politics of NHS Deficits and NHS Re-form; 3 Analysing Health Services Decentralisation in the UK; 4 Modernising Health Policy Making; 5 Consumerism in Health Policy: Where Did it Come From and How Can it Work?; 6 Choice, Voice and the Structures of Accountability in the New NHS; 7 Fixing Legitimacy? The Case of NICE and the National Health Service
8 Nothing New under the Sun? Regimes of Public Representation in the English National Health Service: Past, Present and Future9 Two Cheers for Public Health; 10 Taking the Wait Off: An Examination of the Influence of Policy Networks in a Case where Local Policy was Formulated and Implemented, to Reduce Protracted Waiting for Orthopaedic Services; 11 Sleepwalking to Diversity?; 12 Politics, Ethics and Evidence: Immunisation and Public Health Policy; 13 Pharmaceutical Policy in the UK; 14 The New General Practice Contract and Reform of Primary Care in the UK; Index
Summary: Health Policy and Politics offers a sophisticated critical analysis of policy-making in the National Health Service. Comprising academics who have been actively involved in research and policy-making in this field, the contributors examine the 'macro' level of policy-making at governmental level and consider professional institutional relationships and struggles, and interpersonal power relations within small organizations and departments.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Impact of the European Union on the NHS; 2 The Politics of NHS Deficits and NHS Re-form; 3 Analysing Health Services Decentralisation in the UK; 4 Modernising Health Policy Making; 5 Consumerism in Health Policy: Where Did it Come From and How Can it Work?; 6 Choice, Voice and the Structures of Accountability in the New NHS; 7 Fixing Legitimacy? The Case of NICE and the National Health Service

8 Nothing New under the Sun? Regimes of Public Representation in the English National Health Service: Past, Present and Future9 Two Cheers for Public Health; 10 Taking the Wait Off: An Examination of the Influence of Policy Networks in a Case where Local Policy was Formulated and Implemented, to Reduce Protracted Waiting for Orthopaedic Services; 11 Sleepwalking to Diversity?; 12 Politics, Ethics and Evidence: Immunisation and Public Health Policy; 13 Pharmaceutical Policy in the UK; 14 The New General Practice Contract and Reform of Primary Care in the UK; Index

Health Policy and Politics offers a sophisticated critical analysis of policy-making in the National Health Service. Comprising academics who have been actively involved in research and policy-making in this field, the contributors examine the 'macro' level of policy-making at governmental level and consider professional institutional relationships and struggles, and interpersonal power relations within small organizations and departments.