This volume provides a new and innovative overview of the key debates relating to public health policy in the UK and sets out the policy implications for the future, offering a way forward based on the concept of managing for health. aeo A timely and innovative overview of the key debates relating to public health policy in the UK. aeo explains that health--care services are not the principal determinants of health, and asks why, therefore, they absorb the bulk of resources and attention of policy--makers. aeo Argues that a paradigm shift is needed if current health policy biases are to be confronted. aeo Uses examples from Europe and Canada, where a similar policy imbalance exists. aeo Sets out the policy implications for the future and offers a way forward based on the concept of managing for health.
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Author Biography - David Hunter
David Hunter is a Professor of Health Policy and Management at the School for Health, University of Durham.