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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780745626475
ISBN-10: 0745626475
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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.

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