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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(235mm x 155mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Stephen Peckham
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).