Social Policy and Health Care

Social Policy and Health Care

By Kevin Gormley, Nurse Tutor, Northern Area College of Nursing, Antrim, N. Ireland


Part I: Contextual Issues: The Developmentof Health and Social Services. The NHS and the Welfare State. The Process of Policy Implementation. Social Issues and Health. Gender Issues. Part II: Focal Issues. Reorganising Health Care. The Mixed Economy of Healthcare. Disability. Learning Disabilities and Mental Health. Children. Part III: Wider Issues. International Healthcare Provision. Future Trends.