Chapter 2. Social Policy

  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean3,
  2. Mary Saunders Head3 and
  3. Janice Forbes-Burford Manager4
  1. Linda Burke Reader Associate Dean (Head of Nursing)1,
  2. Jane Lopez Principal Lecturer2 and
  3. Elizabeth Treadwell Senior Lecturer2

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch2

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Burke, L., Lopez, J. and Treadwell, E. (2009) Social Policy, in Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition (eds D. Sines, M. Saunders and J. Forbes-Burford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

  2. 4

    NHS South West, Essex, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, Kingston University and St George's, University of London, London, UK

  2. 2

    School of Nursing, Kingston on Thames, Surrey, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405183406

Online ISBN: 9781444316247

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Keywords:

  • social policy;
  • policy-making and implementation process;
  • policies suggesting course of action;
  • complex process of policy development;
  • rational model of Pressman & Wildavsky;
  • third model, bottom-up model of policy implementation - Barrett & Fudge;
  • health policy related to sickness insurance;
  • Health care under the Conservative Government, 1979–1997;
  • labour government health care policy;
  • public health changes and extra resources - operation waiting times decreasing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The policy-making and implementation process

  • The evolution of the NHS

  • Health care under the Conservative Government 1979–1997

  • Labour Government health care policy

  • Conclusion

  • References