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Author Haynes, Robin M.

Title The geography of health services in Britain / Robin Haynes
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Series Routledge library editions. Human geography ; v. 9
Routledge library editions. Human geography ; v. 9
Contents 1. The geographical basis of organisation -- 2. Regional variations in need and provision -- 3. The location of primary care -- 4. The location of hospitals -- 5. Transport to health services -- 6. Health care in rural areas -- 7. Health care in the inner city -- 8. Health services for all
Summary This volume is about geographical variation in the organisation, provision and use of health services in Britain. Its main theme is that neither the quantity nor the quality of health care provided by the National Health Service (NHS) is uniform from place to place. This book is about geographical variation in the organisation, provision and use of health services in Britain. Its main theme is that neither the quantity nor the quality of health care provided by the National Health Service (NHS) is uniform from place to place. Chapters discuss and evaluate: The reorganisation of the NHS in the years up to 1987 The relationships between the need for health care and the supply of health services The redistribution of health service resources geographically The distribution of doctors, dentists, community nurses and hospitals across the UK Access to health services The distribution of both private health facilities and social welfare services and their effect on the NHS
Notes "First published in 1987 by Croom Helm Ltd."--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hospitals -- Location -- Great Britain
Medical care -- Great Britain.
Medically underserved areas -- Great Britain
National health services -- Great Britain -- Administration.
Public health personnel -- Supply and demand -- Great Britain
Hospitals -- Location.
Medical care.
Medically underserved areas.
National health services -- Administration.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Public health personnel -- Supply and demand.
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
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