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Author Haynes, Robin

Title The Geography of Health Services in Britain
Published Taylor and Francis, 2015


Description 1 online resource (276 pages)
Series Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography
Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Original Title; Original Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; 1. The Geographical Basis of Organisation; The Development of NHS Organisation; Dislocations in the System; 2. Regional Variations in Need and Provision; Needs, Demands, Supply and Use; Geographical Redistribution; 3. The Location of Primary Care; General Medical Practitioners; Community Nurses; Health Centres; Dental, Ophthalmic and Pharmaceutical Services; Other Primary Health Services; 4. The Location of Hospitals; Policies and Trends; Centralisation versus Dispersal
Regional Disparities5. Transport to Health Services; Personal Mobility; Voluntary Transport Schemes; The Ambulance Service; 6. Health Care in Rural Areas; Effects of Inaccessibility; Isolated Rural Areas; Policy Options; 7. Health Care in the Inner City; Characteristics of Inner-city Populations; The Acheson Report; Conditions outside London; Policy Issues; 8. Health Services for All; Geographical Impact of Private Health Services; Interdependence of Social Welfare Services; Priorities in the NHS; Radical Proposals for Change; Towards Geographical Equity; References; Index
Notes Print version record
Subject National health services -- Great Britain -- Administration
Medically underserved areas -- Great Britain
Public health personnel -- Supply and demand -- Great Britain
Hospitals -- Location -- Great Britain
Medical care -- Great Britain
Hospitals -- Location.
Medical care.
Medically underserved areas.
National health services -- Administration.
Public health personnel -- Supply and demand.
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317356127