Who Should We Treat?: Rights, Rationing, and Resources in the NHS / Edition 2

Who Should We Treat?: Rights, Rationing, and Resources in the NHS / Edition 2

by Christopher Newdick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199264171

ISBN-13: 9780199264179

Pub. Date: 03/24/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The NHS has undergone substantial reform and investment since 1980, yet demand for care still exceeds supply and difficult choices remain between patients. Why is this so? On what basis should these decisions be made and by whom? As patients become 'consumers' of care, Who Should We Treat? puts patients' rights into their political, economic, and managerial

Overview

The NHS has undergone substantial reform and investment since 1980, yet demand for care still exceeds supply and difficult choices remain between patients. Why is this so? On what basis should these decisions be made and by whom? As patients become 'consumers' of care, Who Should We Treat? puts patients' rights into their political, economic, and managerial perspectives to consider one of the most pressing problems in contemporary society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199264179
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/24/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Problems of Health Care Resources
2. Principles of Resource Allocation
3. Managing the Resource Allocation Process in the NHS
4. Organization of the NHS
5. Statutory Regulation of NHS Resource Allocation
6. Medical Negligence
7. Negligence of NHS Institutions
8. Accountability and NHS Governance
9. Private and Non-NHS Providers in the NHS
10. Trusting the NHS

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