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Reforming healthcare: What's the evidence?

Ian Greener, Barbara E. Harrington, David J. Hunter, Russell Mannion, and Martin Powell


NHS reform continues to be a topical yet contentious issue in the UK. Reforming healthcare: What’s the evidence? is the first major critical overview of the research published on healthcare reform in England from 1990 onwards by a team of leading UK health policy academics. It explores work considering the Conservative internal market of the 1990s and New Labour’s healthcare reorganizations, including its attempts at performance management and the reintroduction of market-based reform from 2004 to 2010. It then considers the implications of this research for current debates about healthcare re ... More

Keywords: NHS, healthcare reform, market-based, internal market, reorganisation, students, academics, social policy, public management, health policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781447307112
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447307112.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Greener, author
Durham University

Barbara E. Harrington, author
Northumbria University

David J. Hunter, author
Durham University