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Macmillan Higher Education

Primary Care in the UK

Policy, Organisation and Management

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Palgrave

Pages: 290
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Paperback - 9780333800683

01 December 2002

$49.99

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Ebook - 9780230203037

26 November 2002

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This important text explores the development and current context of primary care in the UK. Taking a policy perspective it discusses the management and organisation of primary care and analyses contemporary issues and...

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This important text explores the development and current context of primary care in the UK. Taking a policy perspective it discusses the management and organisation of primary care and analyses contemporary issues and debates such as incorporation and fragmentation, inter-professional working, patient involvement and public health. It is key reading for students on health policy, social policy, nursing, medical and management courses as well as practitioners and managers working in primary care, and other health and social care services.

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Focuses on a very topical subject Primary Care is a hot topic in the NHS at the moment
Uniquely explores Primary Care within a UK context
An essential text for both students and practitioners

Preface
PART ONE Primary Care in the UK: The Context
Policy Perspectives on Primary Care
Primary Care: Definitions and Applications in UK Policy
The Development of Primary Care Policy in the UK
The Organisation of Primary Care in the UK
PART TWO Primary Care in Action
Primary Care Commissioning
Inter-Professional Working in Primary Care
Health and Social Care Partnership at the Primary Care Level
Patients, the Public and Primary Care
Primary Care and Public Health
PART THREE Conclusions: Directions for Primary Care.
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STEPHEN PECKHAM is Reader in Health Policy at Oxford Brookes University. He is co-author of The Management of Public Involvement in Health Care Purchasing (1998).

MARK EXWORTHY is a Research Fellow in the International Centre for Health and Society at University College London. He is co-editor (with Susan Halford) of Professionals and the New Managerialism in the Public Sector (1998).

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STEPHEN PECKHAM is Reader in Health Policy at Oxford Brookes University. He is co-author of The Management of Public Involvement in Health Care Purchasing (1998).

MARK EXWORTHY is a Research Fellow in the International Centre for Health and Society at University College London. He is co-editor (with Susan Halford) of Professionals and the New Managerialism in the Public Sector (1998).

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