Reforming Healthcare: What's the Evidence?

Greener, Ian, Harrington, Barbara, Hunter, David J., Mannion, Russell and Powell, Martin (2014) Reforming Healthcare: What's the Evidence? Policy Press, Bristol. ISBN 978-1447307112

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Abstract

NHS reform continues to be a topical yet contentious issue in the UK. 'Reforming Healthcare: What's the evidence?' is the first major critical overview of the research published on healthcare reform in England from 1990 onwards by a team of leading UK health policy academics. It explores work considering the Conservative internal market of the 1990s and New Labour's healthcare reorganisations, including its attempts at performance management and the reintroduction of market-based reform from 2004 to 2010. It then considers the implications of this research for current debates about healthcare reorganisation in England, and internationally. As the most up-to-date summary of what research says works in English healthcare reform, this essential review is aimed at anyone interested in the wide-ranging debates about health reorganisation, but especially students and academics interested in social policy, public management and health policy.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: NHS, public sector reform, realistic evaluation, public sector management, change management, clinicians
Subjects: L400 Social Policy
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
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Depositing User: Barbara Harrington
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2014 10:39
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 10:16
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/16784

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