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The National Health Service In England: Some facts about general practice

Richard M. Titmuss

in Essays on the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter considers the various reasons which help to determine whether the record of the Health Service is one of progress and success. Some of the more important ones become explicable only when ... More


Moving upstream: the dilemma of securing health in health policy

David J. Hunter

in The health debate: Policy & Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349293
eISBN:
9781447303855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349293.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the wider public health debates that are gathering pace in many countries that have concluded that merely funding health systems as presently configured is unsustainable. It ... More


The future of healthcare in the UK: think-tanks and their policy prescriptions

Ruane Sally

in Social Policy Review 17

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346704
eISBN:
9781447303442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter talks about the proposals on the health service, and the role of government in providing healthcare. It reveals that there is a considerable consensus among the right-wing and ... More


The tripartite split

Ian Greener

in Healthcare in the UK: Understanding continuity and change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346094
eISBN:
9781447302490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346094.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses tripartism or the tripartite split, one of the key organisational features of the NHS. It explains that the tripartite split is the result of policy makers' and doctors' ... More


Policy and practice proposals to support children and young people coping with interparental conflict and separation

Mervyn Murch

in Supporting Children When Parents Separate: Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers how the Caplanian approach might in time become embedded in a whole school system committed to a child's wellbeing and resilient mental health. The first part outlines policy ... More


Who choosing what? The evolution of the use of ‘choice’ in the NHS, and its importance for New Labour

Ian Greener

in Social Policy Review 15: UK and international perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424709
eISBN:
9781447303428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424709.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter addresses the role of ‘choice’ in UK health policy documents. It studies the changes in who is meant to make choices in the National Health Service and the kinds of choices that they are ... More


Essays on the Welfare State

Richard M. Titmuss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The author of this book was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy) and this reissued classic contains a selection of his most famous writing on social issues. It covers ... More


Managing in the NHS

Ian Greener

in Healthcare in the UK: Understanding continuity and change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346094
eISBN:
9781447302490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346094.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the management of the NHS. NHS managers are often cast as villains and often accused of cutting services or as taking up money that could be better spent on care. Today, the ... More


Young people with mental health problems

Sarah Judd

in Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421883
eISBN:
9781447302780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Young adults face a number of stressful transitions that can prove a trigger point for their mental health, including the transition from school to work or university, leaving the family home, or ... More


Family health and neighbourhood conditions

Anne Power, Helen Willmot, and Rosemary Davidson

in Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter deals with family health and the role of health services in family lives, particularly where there is a disability or ongoing health problem. It notes that the most dominant health issue ... More


Identifying appropriate resources

Nicky Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Denise Riordan, Rosaline S. Barbour, and Sue Holden

in Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter identifies appropriate resources needed in the research through a survey. The professionals participating in the survey tended to identify community-based services that were informal and ... More


Healthcare in the UK: Understanding continuity and change

Ian Greener

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346094
eISBN:
9781447302490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346094.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The National Health Service (NHS) is undergoing a period of significant reform, with the reintroduction of the internal market, a focus on patient choice and the controversial introduction of ... More


Health inequalities and user involvement

Tritter Jonathan and Lester Helen

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the theory and practice of user involvement and evaluates its impact on health inequalities in Great Britain. It describes different types of user involvement and highlights the ... More


Health policy and the coalition government

Rob Baggott

in The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The National Health Service, is a politically sensitive policy area for governments, being a key public service and an indicator of the competence of governments. Health policy also entails a number ... More


The health debate: Policy & Politics in the Twenty-First Century

David J. Hunter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349293
eISBN:
9781447303855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349293.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health care systems across the world are in a state of permanent revolution as they struggle to cope with multiple pressures arising from changing demography, new technologies and limited resources. ... More


The Nottingham Advocacy Group: a short history

Marian Barnes and Colin Gell

in Critical Perspectives on User Involvement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427519
eISBN:
9781447305590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427519.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The Nottingham Advocacy Group (NAG) was one of the earliest advocacy groups to be established in the mid-1980s. It developed good relationships with local service providers, was influential in ... More


Health inequalities in their place

Gareth Williams

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter evaluates the contemporary evidence about health inequalities and discusses the ways in which new evidence has allowed for the development of much more subtle and fine-grained approaches ... More


Inequalities and ethnicity: evidence and intervention

Bradby Hannah and Chandola Tarani

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the available evidence on health patterns among ethnic groups in England and considers significant findings from data sets that have become available since the report of the ... More


Interprofessional work

Nicky Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Denise Riordan, Rosaline S. Barbour, and Sue Holden

in Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers the research evidence on interprofessional collaboration and communication, in particular that which relates to work in child protection and mental health services. Inquiries ... More


The view from the front line: practitioners’ views on public health partnerships

David J. Hunter and Neil Perkins

in Partnership working in public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447301325
eISBN:
9781447311942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301325.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents qualitative research findings of the views of frontline practitioners and service users of public health partnerships in four selected tracer issues. The topics examined ... More


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