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Public policy and health

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Second edition

Published in print December 1999 | ISBN: 9780192630445
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723575 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0002
Public policy and health

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This chapter focuses on the policy changes that have brought health promotion to the forefront of government agenda. Topics discussed include the changed structure of the National Health Service, the rise of consumerist politics, and increased awareness of inequality in health and health services.

Keywords: policy changes; National Health Service; health inequality; health services; consumerism; health policy

Chapter.  3504 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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