Governing Medicine: Theory And Practice: Theory and Practice

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Jul 1, 2004 - Education - 214 pages
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This book brings together the most pertinent discussion on clinical governance by some of the most eminent practitioners and researchers in the United Kingdom. Since New Labour's institution of clinical governance through its White Paper in 1997, there has been a good deal of debate about the history, theory and practice of Clinical Governance and the governance of clinical care.
 

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Contents

An Introduction
1
Part One MEDICINE AUTONOMY AND GOVERNANCE
9
Part Two EVIDENCE SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
79
Part Three REALIZING CLINICAL GOVERNANCE
133
References
188
Index
209
Back cover
215
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Andrew Gray is emeritus Professor of Public Sector Management at the University of Durham and a freelance writer, teacher and researcher. His academic interests are in the governance of public organisations and the history and functioning of the UK civil service.

Steve Harrison is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Manchester. He was formerly Professor of Health Policy and Politics at the University of Leeds. His academic interests are in health policy analysis, medical/managerial politics and participation and democracy in health care. He has authored or co-authored 12 books and 200 other publications.

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