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Author Bradshaw, Peter L.

Title Health policy for health care professionals / Peter L. Bradshaw and Gwendolen Bradshaw
Published London ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE, 2004


Description 1 online resource (158 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Health Policy: A Commentary for Health Professionals; Chapter 1 -- The prelude to today's National Health Service: The ideological, political and economic context for the public services in Britain; Chapter 2 -- The modernisation agenda of the NHS; Chapter 3 -- The major challenges for a modernised NHS; Chapter 4 -- Generating financial resources and making better use of them; Chapter 5 -- Who controls the NHS?; Chapter 6 -- The unfolding tale; Glossary: Terms used in relation to NHS policy; References; Index
Summary Health Policy for Health Care Professionals is a contemporary guide to the health service, its origins and current agenda, which focuses on the challenges faced by health service workers in implementing government policy at local level. The book's aim is to help health care professionals make assessments of health policy by giving them an understanding of the ideological basis of the British health care system and the challenges facing the modern National Health Service
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-152) and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Great Britain. National Health Service [MESH]
Great Britain. National Health Service MESH
Subject National health services -- Great Britain.
Medical policy -- Great Britain
Medical policy.
National health services.
Health Policy -- Great Britain [MESH]
State Medicine -- Great Britain [MESH]
Health Policy
State Medicine
Health Services
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
MEDICAL -- Health Policy.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery.
Medical policy.
National health services.
SUBJECT United Kingdom
Subject Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Bradshaw, Gwendolen.
LC no. 2004094409
ISBN 9780761974017