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The public health system in England

David J. Hunter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424631
eISBN:
9781447303978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424631.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health systems everywhere are experiencing rapid change in response to new threats to health, including from lifestyle diseases, risks of pandemic flu, and the global effects of climate change, but ... More


Public health and a public health system

David J Hunter, Linda Marks, and Katherine E Smith

in The public health system in England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424631
eISBN:
9781447303978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424631.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers in more detail definitions of public health and how these in turn influence conceptions of a public health system. It does so in the light of the varying, and often contested, ... More


The Structure of Law in Public Health Systems and Practice

Richard A. Goodman, Paula L. Kocher, Daniel J. O’Brien, and Frank S. Alexander

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the structure of law underlying U.S. public health practice by focusing on the statutory basis of the federal and state/local infrastructure of the U.S. public health system, ... More


Legal Remedies: Therapeutic Markets and the Judicialization of the Right to Health

João Biehl and Adriana Petryna

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In 1996, Brazil became the first developing country to adopt an official policy granting free access to antiretroviral drugs through its broad-reaching but ailing public health care system (SUS). In ... More


The Law and the Public's Health: The Foundations

Lawrence O. Gostin, F. Ed Thompson, and Frank P. Grad

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents the foundations of the integral relations between law and public health practice, including definition, infrastructure, constitutional underpinnings, and powers. It examines the ... More


Dissemination and Implementation Research in Community and Public Health Settings

Katherine A. Stamatakis, Cynthia A. vinson, and Jon F. Kerner

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Dissemination and implementation (D&I) research in community and public health (C&PH) settings holds great promise for widespread improvements in population health by closing the gap between ... More


Current issues in the public health system in England

David J Hunter, Linda Marks, and Katherine E Smith

in The public health system in England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424631
eISBN:
9781447303978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424631.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter is structured around a series of issues that have currently come to the fore in the public health system, all of which have their roots in the history of public health charted in the ... More


Health inequalities in England’s changing public health system

David J. Hunter and Linda Marks

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter assesses the relationship between different ways of understanding a ‘public health system’ and action on health inequalities. After briefly reviewing the historical evolution of the UK’s ... More


Public Health and the Judiciary

Daniel D. Stier and Diane M. Nicks

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the relations between public health and the judiciary, defined broadly as the U.S. court system, essential functions of the court system, essential people within the court ... More


Introduction

David J Hunter, Linda Marks, and Katherine E Smith

in The public health system in England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424631
eISBN:
9781447303978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424631.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book sets the scene for the series by comprehensively assessing and critiquing the current state of the public health system in England. It places contemporary challenges and concerns in their ... More


Partnership working in public health

David J. Hunter and Neil Perkins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447301325
eISBN:
9781447311942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301325.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The UK government’s reforms of the NHS and public health system require partnerships if they are to succeed. Those partnerships concerned with public health are especially important and are deemed to ... More


Introduction

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/9781447301325.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Partnership working is central to British public policy. Few challenges facing government can be tackled successfully without working across boundaries and in partnership. Public health issues are ... More


The evolution of the public health function in England (I): 1974–97

David J Hunter, Linda Marks, and Katherine E Smith

in The public health system in England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424631
eISBN:
9781447303978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424631.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter charts in some detail the evolution of the public health system in England from 1974 to 1997, noting key features and policy developments. It presents an analysis of key shifts in the ... More


Quantifying the Issue

ROSS C. BROWNSON, ELIZABETH A. BAKER, TERRY L. LEET, and KATHLEEN N. GILLESPIE

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195143768
eISBN:
9780199865581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143768.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of the principles of epidemiology that relate to public health practice. It focuses primarily on methods used to measure and characterize disease frequency in ... More


The changing policy context: new dawn or poisoned chalice?

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/9781447301325.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 6 describes the changing context for partnership working in public health following the UK coalition government’s plans for returning lead responsibility for public health in England to local ... More


The Public Health System

Scott Burris, Micah L. Berman, Matthew Penn, and, and Tara Ramanathan Holiday

in The New Public Health Law: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190681050
eISBN:
9780190681081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681050.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores the public health system as a whole, including the organizations, activities, and people who promote public health in the United States. It describes the agencies at the ... More


Gay Men, Syphilis, and HIV: The Biological Impact of Social Stress

Frederick R. Bloom, Jami S. Leichliter, David K. Whittier, and Janet W. Mcgrath

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Responses to sexually transmitted diseases have included considerable efforts by governments, communities, individuals, health care advocates, and public health systems. In the past twenty years, ... More


Shared Health Governance at the Domestic Level

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Global Health Justice and Governance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199694631
eISBN:
9780191862144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694631.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

While no society can guarantee good health, societies can, if they will, create the conditions—effective institutions, social systems, and practices—to support all members as they seek to achieve ... More


Applications of Reputation-Based Governance

in Reputation-Based Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773294
eISBN:
9780804777438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773294.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter describes a concrete example of reputation-based governance of public procurement of public works. The public procurement case leads to a discussion of the combined use of traditional ... More


Informal Payments to Doctors: Corruption or Social Protest?

Rasma Karklins

in Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724262
eISBN:
9780814724255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724262.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Informal payments to health care providers remain a common practice in former communist countries. Such payments are defined as the under-the-table remuneration of medical personnel in publicly ... More


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