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Integrated care in practice: a case study of health and social care for adults considered to be at high risk of hospital admission

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Integrated care is pursued globally as a strategy to manage health and social care resources more effectively. It offers the promise of meeting increasingly complex needs, particularly those of aging populations, in a person-centred, co-ordinated way that addresses fragmentation and improves quality.

However, policy to integrate health and social care in England has led to programmes which have had disappointing effects on reducing hospital admissions and costs. My concern with the...

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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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