Health And The National Health Service

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-09-28
  • Publisher: Cavendish Pub Ltd

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This book weighs up the successes and failures of the National Health Service in the United Kingdom, and examines the conflicts which have driven the Health Service for over fifty years. It looks at recent responses to the apparent failure of health care in the United Kingdom, and concludes that the NHS has successfully met the challenges it faced when founded over 60 years ago, and is likely to continue to meet the changing health needs of the population.

Table of Contents

Social assistance and voluntarism
Social insurance and local government
War and welfare
Political parties and pressure groups
Efficiency and equity
reorganization and rationality
Managers and markets
New Labour and new NHS
Health and health care
The role of the state
Rationing, regulation and rights
NHS: success or failure?
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