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Author Eyles, John

Title Geography national health : an Essay in Welfare Geography
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014


Description 1 online resource (254 pages)
Series Routledge Library Editions Social and Cultural Geography
Routledge library editions. Social and cultural geography.
Contents Cover; The Geography of the National Health; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; 1. Health, care, resources; 2. Allocational bases of health care; 3. Health and illness in Britain; 4. Health and deprivation; 5. Resource allocation policies: integrating principles and substantive outcomes; 6. The geography of welfare; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book considers the social and geographical context in which the National Health Service (NHS) operated during the 1970s and 1980s. It argues that disease and health care systems are the product to a large degree of the wider social and cultural context. It explores the relationship between health, work, poverty, housing, class and culture.examines how resource allocation and social policies are determined by the wider social and cultural context.discusses how the health of the nation, broadly defined should best be managed. As relevant today as when it was originally published, comments o
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Subject Medical care -- Utilization -- Great Britain
Medically underserved areas -- Great Britain
Resource allocation.
Public welfare -- Great Britain
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Medical care -- Utilization
Medically underserved areas
Public welfare
Resource allocation
Great Britain
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317907244