Fortress NHS: A Philosophical Review of the National Health Service / Edition 1

Fortress NHS: A Philosophical Review of the National Health Service / Edition 1

by David Seedhouse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471939099

ISBN-13: 9780471939092

Pub. Date: 04/18/1994

Publisher: Wiley

What is the philosophy of the NHS? What are these fundamental principles? Where do they come from and why are they so important? This book tackles each of these questions and more. Expresses the concept that the health service, armed with a substantial philosophy of health, should drive and control medicine. The central theme is that the theoretical and practical

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Overview

What is the philosophy of the NHS? What are these fundamental principles? Where do they come from and why are they so important? This book tackles each of these questions and more. Expresses the concept that the health service, armed with a substantial philosophy of health, should drive and control medicine. The central theme is that the theoretical and practical nature of health services can and must be contested.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471939092
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/18/1994
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.61(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

A PURPOSEFUL ORGANIZATION?.
The Manager's Problem.
Purpose.
Different Tribes?.
FOUR NHS PRINCIPLES?.
Need.
Quality.
Equality.
Cost.
FORTRESS NHS.
Fortress NHS.
Frustration.
Options.
Escape from the Fortress.
Appendices.
References and Footnotes.
Index.

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