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The NHS in England: from modernisation to marketisation?

Judith Allsop and Rob Baggott

in Social Policy Review 16

Published by Policy Press

Published in print July 2004 | ISBN: 9781847424716
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303435 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847424716.003.0002
The NHS in England: from modernisation to marketisation?

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This chapter looks at the fast pace of recent reform in health policy. The continuous process of organisational and structural change has been coupled with the significant additional resources that were given to the NHS since 2000. The discussion is concerned with the developments that aim to improve patient choice and increase public and patient involvement. A description of the recent developments on the supply side of healthcare is included.

Keywords: recent reform; health policy; organisational change; structural change; NHS; patient choice; supply side; healthcare

Chapter.  6361 words. 

Subjects: Social Research and Statistics

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