This edition has been revised to provide an account of one of the most debated issues in contemporary British society. It covers the development and political dynamics of the NHS, including the battles between various governments and the medical profession.
The third edition of this classic text has been fully revised and updated, as a result of the continuing pace of reform, to provide an authoritative account of one of the most debated issues in contemporary British society. It covers the development and political dynamics of the NHS from the battles between the Attlee government and the private medical establishment, through to the battles between the Thatcher/Major governments and the medical profession.
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'...a brilliant exploration of the half-public, half-private political arena in which decisions affecting the NHS are made...a minor masterpiece of careful description put to the service of searching analysis.' The Economist
Table of Contents
Preface to the First Edition. Preface to the Second Edition. Preface to the Third Edition. 1. The Politics of Creation 2. The Politics of Consolidation 3. The Politics of Technocratic Change 4. The Politics of Disillusionment 5. The Politics of Value for Money 6. The Politics of the Big Bang 7. Ambiguous Past, Uncertain Future. Index
The New Politics of the NHS by Rudolf Klein
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