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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


Communication between patients and healthcare staff

Elizabeth Haxby

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0047
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Effective communication is fundamental to the provision of healthcare and ensures that patients are equal partners with the healthcare providers in making decisions about their health and treatment. ... More


Self-management and the Expert Patient

Deborah Trenchard

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0041
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on NHS policy on involving patients in the design and delivery of healthcare. The Expert Patient programme was developed to empower patients with chronic disease and enhance ... More


On the brink of universalism: the Emergency Hospital Services in Second World War Northern Ireland

Seán Lucey

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the medical responses to the outbreak of the Second World War in Northern Ireland with an emphasis on Belfast. It focuses on the emergence of the Emergency Medical Service ... More


Patient information

Claire Read

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0040
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The NHS Plan made patient information a key aspect of health care provision. The Plan made clear that providing appropriate information to service users was crucial to meeting the overriding goal of ... More


Montenegro

Natalija Perišić

in Health Politics in Europe: A Handbook

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198860525
eISBN:
9780191892561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860525.003.0043
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines health politics and the health system in Montenegro based on compulsory social health insurance. It traces the post-communist development of the Montenegrin healthcare system ... More


Trans health in practice: conditions of care

Ruth Pearce

in Understanding Trans Health: Discourse, Power and Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447342335
eISBN:
9781447342380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342335.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on UK healthcare provision in the 2010s. It describes the material context of the author's research project in terms of both public and private healthcare provision, making ... More


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