The Politics of Hospital Provision in Early Twentieth-Century Britain.
By: Doyle, Barry M.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies for the Society for the Social HIST of Medicine: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (310 p.).ISBN: 9781317319009.Subject(s): Delivery of Health Care -- history -- Great Britain | Grossbritannien | Health Policy -- history -- Great Britain | History, 20th Century -- Great Britain | Hospital care -- Political aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Hospitals -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Hospitals -- history -- Great Britain | Krankenhaus | Medical policy -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Politik | Socioeconomic Factors -- history -- Great BritainGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Politics of Hospital Provision in Early Twentieth-Century BritainDDC classification: 610.9 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; List of Tables; Introduction; 1 Leeds and Sheffield: Economic, Social and Political Change; 2 Hospital Provision: Voluntary and Municipal; 3 Patients and Access; 4 Specialization and the Challenges of Modern Medicine; 5 Finance; 6 The Politics of Hospital Provision; 7 Co-operation, Competition and the Development of Hospital Systems; Conclusion; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Doyle examines the role of local and national politics on hospitals. Ultimately, Doyle argues that social and economic diversity created a number of models for future health care which rested on a combination of voluntary and municipal provision.
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