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Introduction: The Diffusion of the Health Agenda

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introductory chapter discusses the ‘diffusion of the health agenda’ and its implications for healthcare and healthcare ethics. It begins with a thumbnail sketch of some fundamental shifts in ... More


The Distinctiveness of the Psychiatric Setting

Jennifer Radden and John Z. Sadler

in The Virtuous Psychiatrist: Character Ethics in Psychiatric Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195389371
eISBN:
9780199866328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389371.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 2 puts forward a systematic and developed rationale for the view introduced previously that psychiatry requires its own ethics. Few aspects of psychiatric practice are medically unique, yet ... More


The United Kingdom Context

Anne Slowther

in Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199989447
eISBN:
9780190207489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989447.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The UK health care system has at its core a universal, publicly funded National Health Service (NHS). Historically the UK has spent less on health care than many other countries. Changes to the ... More


How Do Economic Incentive Schemes Influence Rationing Decisions by Primary Care Physicians?

Thomas Allen, Matt Sutton, and Richard Cookson

in Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199989447
eISBN:
9780190207489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989447.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents results regarding the effectiveness of primary care incentive schemes in the UK for promoting rationing by practitioners. One such scheme was budget holding, which was intended ... More


Allocating Health Care Resources in the UK: Putting Principles into Practice

Mark Sheehan and Tony Hope

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ethical principles behind just allocation of health care resources in the UK, with particular emphasis on the National Health Service (NHS). These ethical considerations ... More


Why There Is No Right to Health Care

Stefan Bernard Baumrin

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers whether or not there is a right to health care by applying the conceptually important distinction between negative and positive rights. Negative rights, also called liberty ... More


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