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The NHS in Private Hands? Regulating Private Providers of NHS Services

Christopher Newdick

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

The boundary that has traditionally separated public and private law is being eroded. At least in part this is because governments all over the western world have sought the assistance of private, ... More


Health Care Information Technology and Provider Accountability: A Symbiotic Relationship

Frances H. Miller

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter first briefly describes the increasing connection between information technology and accountability in the health sector. It then reviews recent legal proceedings in Britain, the USA, ... More


Viagra is Coming! the Rhetoric of Choice and Need

Hazel Biggs and Robin Mackenzie

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

The rhetoric of choice and need is well established where the allocation of scarce resources is in question. In England, where the National Health Service (NHS) system purports to offer free health ... More


Do We Have a Human Right to the Political Determinants of Health?

Kimberley Brownlee

in Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688623
eISBN:
9780191768101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688623.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a response to Chapter 27’s account of the right to human health. Some factors that centrally affect health are not often explicitly examined in relation to a right to health. ... More


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