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Economic analysis for policy formulation in the National Health Service

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This thesis explores the role economic analysis can play in policy formulation in the British National Health Service. The historical allocation process in the NHS is based on the idea of meeting fully the 'need' for health care of each individual. However, 'need' has never been comprehensively defined nor universally applied but has been interpreted by numerous, isolated judgements, often by doctors and others at the point of delivery of the service. These decisions have been strongly in...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Social Studies
Publication date:
1976
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602335290
URN:
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Local pid:
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